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Chicken Marengo in a skillet.
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Chicken Marengo

Chicken thighs cooked in Italian tomato sauce with olives, garlic and onion. Comfort food for chilly days! Serve with mashed potatoes or rice and a generous slices of garlic bread.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken marengo
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 371kcal
Author: Anna


  • 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 large yellow onion sliced or chopped
  • 14 oz Italian tomatoes or diced tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tsp sriracha or hot sauce optional


  • Mix flour and salt and pepper in a shallow dish.
  • Cut chicken in 2" pieces.
  • Heat up the oil in pan.
  • Toss the chicken in flour and salt and pepper.
  • Place in batches in the pan and brown on all sides.
  • Remove to a plate. Cover with aluminum foil.
  • Add more oil to the pan if needed.
  • Add onion to the pan.
  • Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until softenes.
  • Add garlic, cook 30 seconds.
  • Add wine and deglaze the pan.
  • Add tomatoes, broth, Italian seasoning and olives.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Add the chicken back and cook for 15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes.


Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 1286mg | Potassium: 692mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 16.6mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 3.1mg