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Savory Chicken

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  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken thighs 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled and minced
  Anchovy fillets 4 , rinsed and finely chopped
  Dry red wine/White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Capers 2 Tablespoon, drained
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. Heat the oil in a heavy 12- or 14-inch skillet over moderately high heat. Add the chicken thighs and cook uncovered, for 15 minutes, turning them occasionally. Pour all but 2 tablespoons of the fat from the skillet.
2. Add the onion, garlic, anchovies, wine, vinegar, tomato paste, capers, salt, and pepper. Cover, reduce the heat, and simmer for 20 minutes, turning the chicken once or twice. Tilt the skillet and skim the fat from the sauce. Serve the chicken with buttered pasta or rice.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2626 Calories from Fat 1387

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 156 g239.3%

Saturated Fat 26.3 g131.4%

Trans Fat 1.2 g

Cholesterol 965.9 mg322%

Sodium 4025.6 mg167.7%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 232 g464.7%

Vitamin A 19.4% Vitamin C 13.4%

Calcium 34.5% Iron 77.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Savory Chicken Recipe