Chicken Fra Diavolo Recipe


Chicken fra diavolo is a spicy Italian dish that features tender chicken cooked in a fiery tomato sauce. This dish is perfect for those who love a little heat in their meals. The combination of flavors in this recipe will surely leave you wanting more. So, roll up your sleeves and let's get cooking!

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 can (14 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add the diced onion, minced garlic, and crushed red pepper flakes. Cook until the onion is translucent and the garlic is fragrant, about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the crushed tomatoes and chicken broth to the skillet. Stir well to combine.
  6. Return the chicken breasts to the skillet and spoon some of the sauce over them.
  7. Reduce the heat to low, cover the skillet, and simmer for 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Remove the chicken from the skillet and let it rest for a few minutes.
  9. Stir the fresh basil into the sauce and season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
  10. Serve the chicken fra diavolo with the spicy tomato sauce poured over the top.

Enjoy this delicious and spicy chicken fra di