Spicy Stuffed Chicken Thighs


An easy recipe to make that's full of flavor. Boneless chicken thighs are stuffed with spicy Italian sausage, then baked with diced tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes. Can be served with rice or pasta.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
5 servings


  • 10 boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 5 hot Italian sausage links, casings removed

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 1 onion, diced (Optional)

  • 8 ounces canned diced tomatoes, with juices

  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Find the places where the thigh bones have been removed from the chicken, and stuff the spaces with sausage. Place on a 10x13-inch ungreased baking pan. Place bell pepper and onion around the chicken. Pour tomatoes and their juices over the chicken, and season with Italian seasoning and crushed red pepper flakes.

  3. Bake in preheated oven until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

582 Calories
41g Fat
6g Carbs
44g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 582
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 200mg 67%
Sodium 1051mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 44g
Vitamin C 29mg 146%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 701mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.