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Chicken Cacciatore

Ingredients
  Butter 3 Ounce
  Chicken quarters 4 (skinned)
  Onion 1 Large (peeled and chopped)
  Green pepper 1 Medium (cored, seeded and chopped)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) (peeled and crushed)
  Canned tomatoes 14 Ounce
  Chicken stock 1⁄4 Pint
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 350°F or Gas Mark 4.

MAKING
2) In a pan, saute the chicken in 1/4 cup butter for 15 minutes, turning once.
3) In a casserole dish, transfer the chicken and keep aside.
4) In the same pan, saute the onion, pepper and garlic in rest of the butter over a low heat for 5 minutes.
5) Stir in the tomatoes, chicken stock, sugar, salt and pepper to taste.
6) Mix thoroughly, bring to a boil and pour over the chicken.
7) Cover and bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour, or until the chicken is tender.
8) If you wish to freeze the recipe do it at this stage. Transfer the cooled chicken and sauce to a freezer friendly container, cover and wrap in a freezer bag or foil; then seal, label and freeze.

SERVING
9) Serve the Chicken Cacciatore hot.
10) If using the frozen dish, unwrap and thaw at room temperature for 4 hours. Then reheat in the preheated oven at 180°C/350°F or Gas Mark 4 for 1 hour, or until thoroughly heated. Serve hot or as indicated in step 9.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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