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CHICKEN  CACCIATORA

INGREDIENTS

METHOD

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 Calories                     397 g               Sugars          4 g

Protein                         37 g                 Fat                 17 g

Carbohydrate           22 g                 Saturates     4 g

This is a popular Italian classic in which browned chicken quarters are cooked in a tomato and (bell) pepper sauce.

  1. Rinse and pat dry the chicken pieces with paper towels.
  2. Lightly dust them with seasoned flour.  Heat the oil in a large frying pan (skillet).
  3.  Add the chicken and fry over a medium heat until browned all over.
  4. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  5. Drain off all but 2 tablespoons of the fat in the pan.
  6. Add the wine and stir for a few minutes.
  7. Then add the (bell) peppers, carrots, celery and garlic, season with salt and pepper to taste and simmer together for about 15 minutes.
  8. Add the chopped tomatoes to the pan. 't Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring often, until the chicken is completely cooked through.
  9. Check the seasoning before serving  piping hot.