Roasted strawberry basil chicken

Heather Disarro

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Roasted strawberry basil chicken brings together the favorite flavors of summer in a fantastic dinner everyone will love.

Roasted strawberry basil chicken

Roasted strawberry basil chicken

Serves 4


  • 8 bone-in chicken thighs
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 pint strawberries, washed
  • 3/4 cup fresh chopped basil
  • Extra salt and pepper (optional)


  1. Preheat oven broiler.
  2. Place the chicken thighs into a 9 x 13-inch baking pan, skin side down.
  3. Broil the chicken for 5 minutes, then turn the chicken over.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, and place under broiler for 5 more minutes.
  5. Pour the white wine into the pan and lower the oven temperature to 425 degrees F.
  6. Spread the strawberries out on a sheet pan.
  7. Place the chicken and strawberries, side by side, back into the oven for 30 to 35 minutes, stirring the strawberries occasionally to prevent burning.
  8. Remove the chicken and strawberries from the oven.
  9. Cover the chicken with foil to keep warm and to let the juices redistribute.
  10. In a food processor combine the roasted strawberries and the basil.
  11. Pulse until combined and a smooth sauce has formed.
  12. Season with salt and pepper if desired.
  13. Serve the chicken hot with the roasted strawberry basil sauce on top.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.