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Chicken Cacciatore (Uncle Mikes Red Chicken) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Emmons

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Non stick cooking spray
4 lbs chicken pieces
2 c sliced mushrooms
2 c chopped green bell peppers
3/4 c coarsely chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (16 oz) whole tomatoes, undrained and coarsely chopped
3/4 c tomato juice
1/2 c water
1/4 c tomato paste
1 tbsp sugar
2 tsp dried rosemary
1 tsp dried basil leaves
1 tsp dried oregano leaves
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
6 cups hot, cooked spaghetti

Directions:
Directions:
Generously spray nonstick Dutch oven or large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, heat over medium heat until hot. Cook chicken 10 - 15 minutes or until browned on all sides. Drain fat from Dutch oven.
Add mushrooms, bell peppers, onion and garlic to Dutch oven; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes.
Stir in canned tomatoes with juice, 3/4 c tomato juice, water, tomato paste, sugar, rosemary, basil, oregano, salt and pepper; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, 45 minutes. Uncover, simmer about 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Serve over spaghetti. Garnish as desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Uncle Mike Platt is especially fond of this recipe. I made it one day when I visited Aunt Ade while she was recuperating from a hip replacement.

 

 

 

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