These one pan balsamic peach chicken thighs are the perfect summer weeknight dish. It’s paleo, whole30, and AIP.

peach chicken thighs

Nothing says summer like fresh peaches! Biting into a juicy peach is seriously the best. Peaches are a great easy snack and are most often used for recipes like cobbler or peaches and cream, but they can also be used in savory dishes like these one-pan chicken thighs!


How to make the one-pan balsamic peach chicken thighs

  • Heat the oil in an oven-safe pan and sear the chicken thighs for 3 minutes on each side. Set aside.
  • Add the garlic to the pan and saute until fragrant.
  • Reduce the heat and stir in the chicken broth, balsamic vinegar, and honey and stir to combine. Allow to reduce for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the peaches to the pan and cook for 3 minutes to soften.
  • Add the chicken thighs back to the pan and spoon the sauce over the thighs to coat.
  • Transfer to the preheated oven and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and top with fresh basil.

peach chicken thighs


The Ingredients for the Peach Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs 

I highly recommend using bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs for this recipe. It adds much more flavor!


Fresh peaches add the perfect level of sweetness to an overall savory dish.

Balsamic vinegar & Chicken broth

This helps make a light sauce for the dish with tons of flavor!

Honey, garlic & basil 

You can easily omit the garlic to keep it whole30, but it helps to bring out some extra sweetness from the peaches.

peach chicken thighs

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One Pan Balsamic Peach Chicken Thighs

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


These one pan balsamic peach chicken thighs are the perfect summer weeknight dish.


  • 1 1/2 lb chicken thighs, bone in
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper (omit for AIP)
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey (omit for whole30)
  • 2 peaches, sliced thin
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F and set aside a large oven safe skillet.
  2. Pat down the chicken thighs and season well with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the avocado oil in the skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the chicken thighs to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side to lightly crisp. Set aside.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium and saute the garlic for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.
  5. Pour in the chicken broth, balsamic vinegar, and honey, stir to combine. Heat until the mixture reaches a low simmer.
  6. Add the sliced peaches to the pan and simmer for 5 minutes to lightly soften.
  7. Add the chicken thighs back to the pan and spoon the liquid over top.
  8. Transfer to the oven and allow to cook for 18-20 minutes uncovered. The internal temperature of the chicken thighs should read 165 F.
  9. Serve with fresh chopped basil.


All nutrition facts are estimations and will vary.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Category: one pot meals
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 194
  • Fat: 9.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.2g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Protein: 12.2g

Keywords: peach chicken, one pan chicken