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Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Chicken Cacciatore
How to make Chicken Cacciatore

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.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 25 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

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

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