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Cacciatore Chicken

Chicken Cacciatore


  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Chicken Cacciatore is an authentic Italian chicken recipe comprising chicken thighs, red peppers, tomatoes and capers. You’ll learn what to serve with chicken cacciatore too!


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Ingredients

  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 60ml (4 tbsp) seasoned flour for dusting
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 2 large red peppers, washed and chopped
  • 125ml (¼ cup) dry white wine
  • 1 (400g) can chopped tomatoes
  • 400ml (⅔ pt) chicken stock
  • 60ml (4 tbsp) capers, drained
  • 60ml (4 tbsp) flat leaf parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large ovenproof pan.
  2. Dust the chicken with flour and brown the pieces on a high heat.
  3. Remove the chicken, lower the heat and add the onions.
  4. Once the onions are translucent, add the garlic and red peppers and fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Turn up the heat, add the wine and let it bubble for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the tomatoes and stock, and stir well.
  7. Return the chicken to the pan with the sauce and let the mixture reach a bubbling point.
  8. Lower the heat until the stew slowly simmers and continue to cook for 45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked and tender.
  9. Add the capers at the last minute and sprinkle the parsley upon serving.
  10. Serve with buttered pasta.

Notes

  • This dish freezes well for later consumption.
  • Category: Stew
  • Method: Braise
  • Cuisine: Italian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 423
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 709 mg
  • Fat: 17.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.2 g
  • Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 42.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 125 mg

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