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Chicken Cacciatore In Mushroom Sauce

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  Quartered frying chicken 3 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Medium, cut into strips
  Canned whole tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Can)
For mushroom sauce
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Reserved chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Canned mushroom stems and pieces 4 Ounce, drained (1 Can)

1 Arrange chicken pieces, skin-side-up and thick edges toward outside, in 12 x 7-inch glass baking dish. Place onion, green pepper and tomatoes over chicken. Cover with wax paper.
2 Microwave 35 to 40 minutes on HIGH, or until meat cut near bone is no longer pink (about 180°F). Drain, reserving 2 cups broth; set aside. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving. Mushroom Sauce: Combine all sauce ingredients, except mushrooms and broth, in 4-cup glass measure; beat with rotary beater until smooth. Beat in reserved broth. Microwave 2 to 3 minutes on HIGH. Beat; add mushrooms and continue cooking 2 to 5 minutes on 7 (MED. HIGH), or until thickened (about 200°F). Stir well and pour over chicken to serve. 4 to 6 Servings

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
39 Minutes
Ready In: 
49 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 505 Calories from Fat 230

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.3%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g36.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 152 mg50.7%

Sodium 748.7 mg31.2%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.1%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 49 g98.6%

Vitamin A 23.9% Vitamin C 39.6%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 20.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Cacciatore In Mushroom Sauce Recipe