Chicken Cacciatore

I love everything about Italian food, this one in particular. The combination of rustic braised chicken and aromatic vegetables make this dish very comforting.

chicken cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore
Yield: 4 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
8 chicken tenderloins, pounded to 1/2-inch thickness
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
8 ounces tomato sauce
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon marjoram
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1. Mix flour, salt and pepper in shallow dish. Coat chicken evenly with flour mixture.
2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in skillet. Add mushrooms, onions and bell peppers; cook and stir 5 minutes on medium heat or until tender.
4. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to boil, stirring frequently. Return chicken to skillet. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 minutes or until chicken is heated through. Serve over cooked pasta or rice, if desired.

Recipe adapted from McCorkmick


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