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Chicken Cacciatore

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 30 mins Cook 20 mins
Chicken Cacciatore
Ingredients
  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
  • 8  small  chicken thighs, skin removed (about 2 pounds)
  •  Salt
  •  Cracked black pepper
  • 3  cups  sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 1  large  green sweet pepper, stemmed, seeded, and cut into bite-size strips
  • 1/3  cup  finely chopped carrot (1 small)
  • 3  cloves  garlic, minced
  • 1/2  cup  dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 28  ounce can  diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 1/2  cups  frozen pearl onions
  • 1  teaspoon  dried oregano, crushed
  • 1  teaspoon  coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2  tablespoons  balsamic vinegar
  • 10  pitted Kalamata olives, chopped (optional)
  • 1/3  cup  snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley (optional)
Directions

1. In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Sprinkle chicken thighs lightly with salt and cracked black pepper. Cook chicken thighs in hot oil just until browned, turning once. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.

2. Add mushrooms, sweet pepper, carrot, and garlic to skillet; cook for 4 minutes. Add wine. Simmer, uncovered, until liquid is nearly evaporated. Add tomatoes, onions, oregano, and the 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper, stirring to combine. Return chicken to skillet. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until chicken is done (180 degrees F). Stir in balsamic vinegar. Season to taste with additional salt. If desired, sprinkle with olives and parsley before serving.

From the Test Kitchen
  • Typical Chicken Cacciatore: 1520 calories, 96 g fat (Buca di Beppo)
Nutrition Facts (Chicken Cacciatore)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 317,
  • Fat, total (g) 9,
  • chol. (mg) 129,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 23,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • sugar (g) 11,
  • pro. (g) 31,
  • vit. A (IU) 3013,
  • vit. C (mg) 51,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 1,
  • Niacin (mg) 10,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 44,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 609,
  • Potassium (mg) 879,
  • calcium (mg) 141,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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