Smoky Braised Chicken and Gnocchi

Photo by Hector Manuel Sanchez
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  • Serves 4
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 439 calories
    • Calories 216 calories from fat
    • Fat 24 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 103 mg
    • Sodium 817 mg
    • Protein 30 g
    • Carbohydrate 27 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 3 g


  1. Check 4 chicken legs (drumsticks and thighs)
  2. Check kosher salt and pepper
  3. Check 1tablespoon olive oil
  4. Check 4cups low-sodium chicken broth
  5. Check 1tablespoon smoked or hot paprika (found in the spice section of the supermarket)
  6. Check 2 yellow onions, cut into wedges
  7. Check 1pound gnocchi (refrigerated or shelf-stable)


  1. Heat oven to 400° F.
  2. Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel and season with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Heat the oil in a large ovenproof saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, skin-side down, and cook until the skin is crisp, about 5 minutes. Turn the chicken and add the broth, paprika, and onions. Transfer to oven and cook, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  3. Add the gnocchi and continue cooking until the gnocchi are cooked through, about 15 minutes. Divide among individual plates.