Easy Chicken Cacciatore recipe

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Chicken Cacciatore

I love Chicken Cacciatore, but rarely made it {until recently}. I looked at several recipes online, then created my own version. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Ingredients:
1 whole fryer chicken plus 6 thighs (skin on)
1 large can Italian crushed tomatoes
1/4 tsp sage
1/2 cup dry white wine
6 cloves garlic (peeled)
1 onion
1 bell pepper each: Green, Red, Yellow, Orange (or any combination of).
1 1/2 cups chicken stock

Wash and pat dry chicken pieces, then salt and pepper both sides.

Dredge each piece in flour:

Fry in olive oil until golden brown and crisp on each side:

While chicken is frying, cut up the bell peppers and onions, and peel the cloves of garlic. Crush two of the cloves. Note: I chose not to use green peppers, as my husband doesn’t care for them.

When chicken pieces have been browned on both sides, transfer them onto a large plate. Drain excess oil from pan (leaving brown bits in the pan!), and add white wine. Add peppers and garlic and saute for about 3 minutes.

Add sage, Italian crushed tomatoes and chicken stock. I decided to try the Knorr’s Homestyle concentrated chicken stock that I received at BlogHer.  I am impressed!  It is super easy to use, and it doesn’t take up much room in my cabinet – that is always a plus.

Cover and simmer for about 2 hours (or until meat is almost falling off bone) on medium low heat. If sauce gets too thick, you can add a little water or wine.

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Serve Chicken Cacciatore over rice or noodles.

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*This is an original recipe by Eighty MPH Mom. No part or portion of recipe of photos may be copied or republished without my permission. Copyright 2011, Eighty MPH Mom

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