You are here: Home » Recipes » Basque Chicken Basque Chicken Recipe by Tara McElhose-Eiguren and Charles SmothermonKitchen Tested Yield 8 servings Prep 10 minutes Cook 55-60 minutes This simple chicken dish makes a great weeknight supper. Mark Boughton PrintEmail Ingredients 2 medium yellow onions, thinly sliced6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced3 to 4 pounds chicken breasts, with bone and skin1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon Spanish smoked paprika3 to 4 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red peppers, sliced or 2 roasted red peppers1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth Instructions Preheat oven to 425F. Spread onions and garlic evenly in the bottom of a large shallow roasting pan. Cut each chicken breast in half. Sprinkle chicken pieces on both sides with salt and pepper. Place chicken, skin side up, in pan. Drizzle with olive oil; sprinkle with paprika. Bake 20 minutes. Add tomatoes, red peppers and broth. Continue baking 35 to 40 minutes, basting chicken occasionally, until chicken juices run clear.