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Ragout Chicken Dinner

Sharing one of my favorite chicken dinner ideas today! This Chicken Ragout Dinner is the perfect dinner for the whole family packed with your favorite flavors.
chicken dinner ideas

Chicken Dinner Ideas

Easy chicken dinners are some of our very favorite recipes!  Pan fried chicken pieces simmered in flavorful red sauce with browned cubed potatoes, it’s an amazing dinner.  Serve with a loaf of crusty bread and salad then you are good to go!

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

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After you brown your chicken pieces, brown your cubed potatoes with onion and garlic.

chicken dinner ideas

Add a large can of crushed tomatoes and give a good stir.

chicken dinner ideas

Nestle your chicken pieces right in the sauce and potatoes and bake partially covered for about an hour.

Chicken Ragout

I like to serve this dinner right in the pan. This chicken is great served with spoonfuls of sauce or on top of cooked pasta.

chicken dinner ideas

What To Serve With Chicken Dinner

  1. I like to prepare a nice large green salad with lots of vegetables and a variety of salad dressings.
  2. Serve this chicken dinner with a nice loaf of crusty bread.  Season with garlic makes it even better!
  3. Steamed vegetables are another great side dish for this recipe.
Homemade Ragout Chicken Dinner
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken dinner, chicken dinner ideas, chicken dinner meals, chicken dinner recipes, chicken recipes for dinner, easy chicken dinner recipes, easy chicken recipes for dinner
Servings: 4
Calories: 305 kcal
Author: Jenny
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 pieces chicken
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3-4 small russet potatoes diced
  • 1 cup finely diced white onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  1. Heat olive oil into 3 quart or larger sautee pan over medium high heat. Salt and pepper chicken pieces then carefully add them to hot pan. Brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer partially cooked chicken to a plate or some tin foil.
  2. With oil and browned bits still in pan, add diced potatoes, season lightly with salt and pepper then and onions, stirring until potatoes are browned and onions softened. Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add crushed tomatoes, stirring to combine then add partially cooked chicken sitting in sauce and potatoes. Place in oven and bake for 50-60 minutes until chicken is tender and cooked through. Remove and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Ragout Chicken Dinner
Amount Per Serving
Calories 305 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 572mg25%
Potassium 1329mg38%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 425IU9%
Vitamin C 41.7mg51%
Calcium 138mg14%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 1

    What a nice and easy one pot meal!

  2. 2

    I’ve got chicken and a boat load of tomatoes from my MIL from our last visit home that have to be used!! Guess I know what I’m making for dinner!!! Beautiful Jenny!

  3. 3

    perfect school night dinner!!

  4. 4
    Naomi says:

    Such a good idea for a weeknight meal!

  5. 5

    Love one pot meals and those potatoes look heavenly 🙂

  6. 6
    Maria says:

    One pot meals make weeknight dinners a breeze!

  7. 7

    Such a great weeknight meal! Love the simplicity and the flavors!

  8. 8
    Rachel says:

    This looks amazing!

  9. 9
    Gaby Dalkin says:

    I love not messing with the basics! all about those traditional dinners we all crave

  10. 10

    Goodness gracious do this look gooood! One pot meals are the BEST!

  11. 11

    Perfect family dinner!

  12. 12
  13. 13
    Kelly says:

    What temperature do we bake the chicken at?

  14. 14
    Bethany says:

    Two questions – what temperature do we cook this recipe at? And what does “bake partially covered” mean?

    • 14.1
      Melissa says:

      I cooked it at 350 for 50 minutes and mine was done. Partially covered just means don’t cover it all the way… I put a loose piece of tin foil over mine that was just smaller than the round pot, so the 4 corners left an opening. I’m not sure if that’s the best way, but it worked! 🙂

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