Chicken With Cacciatore Sauce

Chicken With Cacciatore Sauce Recipe

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Lana Bade


This is SO good,a little extra work than most of my receipes I post,but SO worth it.Great for SPECIAL occasions!


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10 Min
40 Min


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  • 8
    bone-in,skin-on,chicken thighs(about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • ·
    kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 slice
  • 1/4 medium
  • 4 oz
    cremini mushrooms {2 cups}
  • 1 tsp
    fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra-virgen olive oil
  • 1 can(s)
    28 ounce size whole san marzano tomatoes

  • 1/3 c
    pitted nioise or kalamata olives,plus add one tbsp. brine from olives

How to Make Chicken With Cacciatore Sauce


  1. Position a rack in the upper third of your oven and preheat to 475 degrees
  2. pat the chicken dry and season with salt and pepper,place skin side up in a shallow baking pan and roast until the skins are golden brownand the chicken is cooked through about 35 minutes
  3. meanwhile,pulse the bacon,onion,mushrooms,and the rosemary in a food processor until finely chopped.
  4. heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat,add the vegetable mixture and 1/4 tsp. of salt,cover and cook,stirring occassionally,until softened about 8 minutes.
  5. puree the tomatoes in the food processor
  6. add the wine to the skillet and boil,uncovered until almost completely reduced 2-3 minutes
  7. Add the pured tomatoes and return to a boil,reduce heat partially cover,and simmer,stirring occasionally,until slightly thickened,about 20 minutes
  8. stir in the olives and olive brine and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve the chicken with the sauce
  10. Can be served with pasta,rice,or potatoes.Can use chicken breasts but cook well.
  11. This tastes very gourmet but is not exspensive to make.

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About Chicken With Cacciatore Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian

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