Chicken Cacciatore With Bacon

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Nov. 10, 2011

Ingredients

Bacon slices 4 , cut in small pieces
Chopped onions 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , minced
Canned mushrooms 4 Ounce , sliced (1/2 Cup)
Spaghetti sauce 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Oregano 1 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Chicken 3 Pound , cut
Vegetable oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)

Directions

MAKING

1. In a large saucepan, fry the bacon on high heat until brown.

2. Add onion and garlic and sauté until soft.

3. Add mushrooms and sauté with onion and garlic until soft and golden.

4. Blend in spaghetti sauce and season with salt, oregano and pepper.

5. Reduce heat and simmer the sauce for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

6. In the meantime, take another large skillet and heat the vegetable oil in it.

7. When hot, add the chicken pieced and fry them until evenly browned on all sides.

8. Spoon out excess oil.

9. Pour the sauce over the chicken and bring to a boil.

10. Reduce heat and cover the pan.

11. Simmer the chicken for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is tender and the sauce has reduced to a thick glaze.

SERVING

12. Serve the Chicken Cacciatore accompanied by a nice green leafy vegetable or a salad dressed with lemon and oil vinaigrette and a pasta or polenta cakes if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 709Calories from Fat 448

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.9%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1118 mg46.58%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 51 g102%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet