chicken, broiler-fryers, cut-up
Brown chicken pieces thoroughly in hot oil in large skillet or dutch oven; remove.
Add onion and garlic to oil and cook until onion is translucent.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Arrange chicken pieces in sauce; cover and simmer 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender.
Discard bay leaves and skim off excess fat.
Serve chicken and sauce on bed of cooked spaghetti or noodles.