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Basque Chicken

Once you’ve created this delicious, homemade meal, you’ll want to bask in its glory! Ready in under an hour, this dish comes together quickly with the help of your favorite nutrient-rich canned ingredients like diced tomatoes and spinach.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4

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Basque Chicken


1 3-pound whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
Salt and ground black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 chorizo sausage, cut into thin slices
1 large onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 (13.5-ounce) can chopped spinach, drained


Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, cook chicken pieces until well browned on all sides. With slotted spoon, remove chicken to plate. In drippings remaining in skillet over medium heat, cook chorizo, onion, green pepper and garlic until softened.

Add chicken broth, scraping bottom of pan to loosen brown bits. Add diced tomatoes, red wine vinegar, paprika and chicken pieces. Over high heat, heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 30 minutes or until chicken is tender. Stir in chopped spinach. Heat through.

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

Calories 580; Total Fat 20 g (Sat 5 g, Trans 0 g); Cholesterol 250 mg; Sodium 1360 mg; Total Carbohydrates 15 g; Dietary Fiber 4 g; Sugars 6 g; Protein 80 g, Vitamin A 3104 IU; Vitamin C 71.53 mg; Calcium 164 mg; Iron 5.27 mg; Vitamin D 26.16 IU; Folate 34.42 mcg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 60%; Vitamin C 120%; Calcium 15%; Iron 30%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrition analysis calculated with generic ingredients; Nutritional analysis calculated using 4” chorizo sausage links.