An Easy One Pot Artichoke Chicken Dinner

Artichoke Chicken Recipe

April 7, 2015   8 Comments

This is what my dish looked like before I put it in the oven.

Where is the after picture? Ummm, whoops! Casserole got chowed down so quickly that I couldn’t get my camera out fast enough.

Or maybe I forgot to take a picture I was so ENTRALLED by this chicken dish.

I am always looking for ways to only clean one pot and make a good meal. This is easy because you aren’t really cooking – just dumping yummy ingredients into a casserole.

Artichokes packed in water (not marinated because then you are adding oil) are a great vegetable. One large artichoke contains only 25 calories, 170 milligrams of potassium, and is a good source of vitamin C, folate, magnesium and dietary fiber.

My daughter liked the chicken but wouldn’t eat the artichokes and my son demanded a cheese sandwich instead. Oh well.

I could see this with oregano, sun dried tomatoes, feta cheese, or other flavoring agents to pop it up a bit. But, if you are in a hurry to toss a meal into the oven – this works.

Do you eat artichokes for dinner? How do you serve them?

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Artichoke Chicken Recipe

Makes 6 chicken thighs

1 ½ pounds chicken thighs, boneless & skinless (6 thighs)
2 14-ounce cans artichoke heart quarters in water, drained
1 large onion sliced
½ cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved
freshly ground pepper
½ lemon

Heat oven to 350 F. Spray a 9x13 inch casserole with non-stick spray. Place ½ onion slices, 1 can artichoke quarters, ½ olives in bottom of pan. Layer chicken thighs over vegetables. Add one more layer of onions, artichokes, and olives. Dust with pepper and bake for 35-45 minutes.

When cooked the internal temperature of the chicken should be 165 F. Squeeze lemon over top and serve hot.

For one thigh and 1/6 vegetables: 220 calories, 11.2 g fat, 3.2 g saturated fat, 9.0 g carbohydrates, 1.5 g sugar, 21.7 g protein, 5.7 g fiber, 400 mg sodium, 5 Points+

Points values are calculated by Snack Girl and are provided for information only. See all Snack Girl Recipes

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You had me at artichoke! Yum yum. Thanks Snack girl

on April 7, 2015

can you substitute with chicken breasts?

on April 7, 2015

@susmpatt - I didn't try chicken breasts. If I did I would cover it for the first 20 minutes to hold in more moisture. I hope this is helpful!

on April 7, 2015

Hello! Brand new memberto the Snack girl experience and happy to be here. I've read some very awesome &motivated posts! Snack girl were you too on the Weight Watchers plan?

on April 7, 2015

In the oven now... looks and smells amaxing. Can't wait!

on April 7, 2015

I like to keep it simple but delicious with Artichokes. I will definitely give this recipe a try, thanks!

on April 9, 2015

I am not concerned about oil in the artichokes so am wondering if
marinated artichokes wouild be too much extra flavor

on July 14, 2017

@June - I think marinated artichokes would be delicious. You wouldn't need the olives.
Thanks for your question!

on July 19, 2017

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