For the Love of Chicken – Chicken Basquaise Recipe

Chicken has always been a simple yet tasty poultry that can be cooked in various ways to surprise your taste buds.  Are you seeking change and novelty? For the love of Chicken, we have picked a nice and easy recipe for you that will thrill your guests. Read below for our curated Chicken Basquaise Recipe. 

But first of all, as we learned from our previous article listing the best tips to become a better cook from a Private Chef, we now know that in order for a dish to succeed we must start with a clean kitchen, place all the needed ingredients on a clear counter, and read the recipe carefully.  Then we can let the Show Begin!


Chicken Basquaise
Serves 4
An elaborate yet easy chicken recipe
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
55 min
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
55 min
Total Time
1 hr 15 min
  1. 80 ml of sunflower oil (or alternatively 40 g of butter)
  2. 3 chopped onions
  3. 3 finely chopped cloves of garlic
  4. 3-4 thinly sliced pepper plant (green and red)
  5. 1 kg of coarsely chopped tomatoes
  6. 1 kg of chicken cut into pieces (can be a chicken breast or an entire chicken)
  7. 150 ml of white wine
  8. 250 ml of chicken stock
  9. some mixed herbs
  10. salt and freshly ground black pepper
  1. Heat 40 ml of sunflower oil (or butter) in a deep cooking pot over medium heat, then add the onions and garlic and cook them until they golden. Add the pepper plant and tomato, reduce the heat to low and boil slowly for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in another cooking pot, heat the remaining oil (or butter) over high heat. Add the chicken pieces and cook until they golden, then remove them from the pan.
  3. When the pepper plant and tomato sauce has been cooking for 20 minutes, add the browned chicken, the wine and the chicken stock.
  4. Cover and boil slowly for 35 minutes. Remember to mix and taste regularly. Add the mixed herbs, salt and pepper.
  1. To accompany your delicious Chicken Basquaise, suggestions could be rice and/or vegetables such as zucchini and eggplants which mix perfectly with it.

Simple isn’t it? 

Now for the lazy ones…

Well… It is ok to be lazy sometimes, especially after a whole day at work. You come home, exhausted and still have to cook for your loved ones. Yes, we have all gone through this kind of situation. 

What if you had the possibility to hire a Private Chef that would come to your house and cook for you? Wouldn’t it be marvelous?

Imagine this succulent golden Chicken Basquaise, awaiting you on your dining table… You are just a click away!

Experience the benefits of it and share your thoughts with us by commenting below. Our Foodies’ opinions matter to us!