Ole, ole, ole, ole, Feelin’ Hot Hot Hot Casserole spices up your boring, bland dinnertime! Get excited for what’s on your plate! Tender, juicy chicken gets baked in a bath of tender onions, meaty pancetta, and a tangy, spicy tomato sauce. Your tastebuds will be shocked in the best way by every bite. Crank up the tunes and the flavor, Feelin’ Hot Hot Hot Casserole brings the heat and the buzz on any weeknight!

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 ounces smoked pancetta
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 ounce canned chopped tomatoes
  • 5 ounces barbeque sauce
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 5 ounces water


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 355 degrees F.

Step 2 –In a nonstick, oven-safe skillet over low-medium heat, warm the olive oil.

Step 3 –Fry the diced onions and the pancetta until tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 4 –Add the chicken to the onion mixture and fry, stirring occasionally, until the chicken turns white on the outside, about 5 minutes.

Step 5 –Add the tomatoes, the barbeque sauce, the diced peppers, the smoked paprika, the oregano, and the chili flakes into the chicken mixture. Stir to combine.

Step 6 –Season the mixture with the salt and the pepper.

Step 7 –Add the water to the mixture and stir to combine.

Step 8 –Cover the skillet and bake until the chicken’s internal temperature reads 165 degrees F and the veggies are tender, about 1 hour.

Step 9 –Serve.