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Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

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This recipe for Chicken Cacciatore, by , is from AT&T Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Brenda Ware
Added: Friday, February 10, 2006


1 broiler chicken ( 2 1/2 - 3 lbs) cut up
1/4 c. flour
2 T. olive oil
2 T. butter or margarine
Salt & pepper to taste
1 large onion, chopped
2 celery ribs, sliced diagonally
1 large green pepper, cut into strips
1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 can ( 28oz) tomatoes, cut up and juice reserved
1 can ( 8oz) tomato sauce
1 can (6oz) tomato paste
1 c. dry red wine or water
1 t. dried thyme
1 t. dried rosemary
1 t. dried oregano
1 t. dried basil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 T. sugar
cooked pasta
parmesan cheese

Dust chicken with flour. In a large skillet, heat the oil and butter on medium / high heat; brown chicken on all sides. Season with salt & pepper while cooking. Remove chicken to platter. Add fresh vegetables to skillet; cook & stir 5 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, sauce, paste and wine or water. Add herbs, garlic & sugar. Cover & simmer 30 minutes. Adjust seasonings if necessary and return chicken to skillet. Cover and simmer 1 hour or until chicken is tender. Serve over pasta and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.Serves 4 - 6.




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