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Chicken Cacciatore

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Chicken Cacciatore

A great Sunday Dinner Favorite in a rich Wine Tomato-based sauce.
Difficulty: Medium
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Sauté 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 6

Equipment

  • 12” Covered Skillet with Deep Sides
  • Zip lock plastic bag

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 sweet Onion - sliced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper - sliced
  • 1 lb. Mushrooms - sliced (optional)
  • 2 cloves Garlic - minced
  • 2 Cans Tomato Sauce - 28oz.
  • ½ cup Red Wine - Lambrusco is great
  • 2 each Chicken Breasts, Thighs, Drumsticks
  • ¾ cup Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Flour - to coat Chicken parts
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat 3/4 cup Olive Oil in skillet
  • Put Salt & Pepper in a zip lock bag with Flour. Shake to blend.
  • Add Chicken to bag & shake to coat.
  • Add Chicken to skillet and brown on all sides. Don'tovercrowd the pan. Make in batches if necessary.
  • Remove from pan when brown
  • Add all veggies and sauté for 10 min. until Peppers are soft.
  • Then add Chicken, Tomato Sauce, and Wine into the pan.
  • Cook on simmer for 90 minutes with the pan covered.
  • Serve over pasta or rice. Also pairs well with Mashed Potatos.

Notes

Substitute Water for Wine for an alcohol-free version.

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