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Chicken Cacciatore (Pollo alla Cacciatora)

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Chicken Cacciatore (Pollo alla Cacciatora)
Servings 4
Author 2pots2cook

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 4 chicken drumsticks
  • Salt to taste
  • Smoked bacon sliced and chopped to taste
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 3 spring onions finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp tomato salsa
  • 1 small peperoncino
  • ½ bouillon cube
  • ½ cup dry red wine
  • 1 cup button mushrooms, whole (canned)
  • 12 olives
  • Pinch of rosemary and oregano
  • ½ cup water
  • Pinch of sugar

Instructions

  1. Salt the meat to taste.
  2. In a skillet, fry the meat in butter until it turns golden on all sides (10 mins).
  3. Add the bacon, garlic and spring onions and fry for 3 minutes.
  4. Add wine, bouillon cube, water, tomato salsa and sugar and let it boil slowly for 15 minutes.

  5. Add peperoncino, oregano, rosemary, mushrooms and olives and boil for another 5 minutes.

  6. Serve garnished with pasta or gnocchi.