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Classic Chicken Cacciatore

  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Roasting chicken 3 1⁄2 Pound, skinned and cut into 8 pieces (1 Whole)
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Tomatoes 3 , skinned and chopped
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 , deseeded and cut into small strips
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Dried basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Pinch
  Red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Heat the olive oil and butter in a large pan.
2. Fry the chicken pieces, a few at a time, until golden-brown. Place on a plate when fried.
3. Add the onion and garlic to the pan, and fry until golden.
4. Add the celery, tomatoes, pepper strips, parsley, basil, seasonings and sugar.
5. Pour in 14 cup of the wine. Heat until bubbling.
6. Add the chicken pieces and remaining wine.
7. Cover the pan, reduce the heat and simmer 40 to 50 minutes or until chicken is tender. Add a little more wine or some chicken stock while cooking if needed to prevent drying out.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1097 Calories from Fat 724

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g124.1%

Saturated Fat 23.5 g117.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 305.9 mg102%

Sodium 535.4 mg22.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.3%

Sugars 6.8 g

Protein 70 g140.7%

Vitamin A 53.6% Vitamin C 80.9%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 28.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Classic Chicken Cacciatore Recipe