Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

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Chicken Cacciatore
How to make Chicken Cacciatore
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Chicken Cacciatore:Its spicy and the addition of mushroom and olives adds all the taste. Thinly beaten chicken fillets marinated and baked with a tasty wine and tomato sauce.

Ingredients of Chicken Cacciatore

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast fillets , thinly beaten
  • 2 tins of Italian chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1 cup mushrooms thinly sliced
  • oregano,fresh basil salt and pepper
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 Tbsp garlic paste
  • coriander or parsley for garnish
  • Optional: sliced olives as garnish
  • Olive oil
  • Marinade for Chicken Breast:
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Red chilli flakes
  • Ginger juice, little bit

How to Make Chicken Cacciatore

  • 1.Marinate the chicken breast in lemon juice, salt, red chilli flakes and a little bit of ginger juice.
  • 2.Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan and put in marinated chicken breast fillets till lightly browned both sides (not fully cooked).
  • 3.Take fillets out and keep aside.
  • 4.In the same oil caramelize onions.add mushrooms and garlic paste. Cover on low 5 minutes.
  • 5.Add 1.5 cans of the tomato sauce and simmer 25 minutes.
  • 6.Add 1/4 cup red wine, salt, pepper, chilli flakes and oregano. Add 1/4 cup red wine and continue to simmer.completely. Let sauce reduce a bit.
  • 7.Now take olive oil n butter and lightly sear chicken breasts both sides.remove and put in baking dish.
  • 8.Add sauce and bake at 180 for 15 minutes or till chicken completely cooks.
  • 9.Add a few basil leaves.spoon chicken with sauce on a plate and garnish with parsley/coriander.
Tags: Chicken