Easy Tomato Basil Chicken Skillet Bake

A tomato sauce based skillet bake with green basil leaves scattered on top, a side bowl of yellow spaghetti, white tea towel on gray table top
This tomato basil chicken skillet bake literally takes 5 minutes to prepare. The Mediterranean flavours are deliciously tasty.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner
Servings 4



  • Preheat the oven to 190°C.
  • Add a generous glug of oil to the baking skillet then add chicken thigh fillets. Season with salt and pepper. Scatter chicken with basil leaves then pour in the passata. Sprinkle with cheddar.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, or until the chicken springs back and the juices run clear when cut with a knife or skewer.
  • Serve with extra basil leaves and spaghetti (optional).
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