Chicken Cacciatore

CHICKEN CACCIATORE

INGREDIENTS

¼ cup olive oil

2 red or green bell peppers, cut into 1” strips

½ lb mushrooms, ¼” slices

3 lbs chicken

½ cup chicken broth

2-1/2 cup white onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 cup diced tomatoes

Salt & pepper to taste
Optional:  Egg Noodles, spaghetti, and/or bread for dipping into sauce

DIRECTIONS

In large saucepan over medium-high heat, combine olive oil and red/green peppers.  Saute until tender –about 10 minutes.  Remove from pan, set aside.

Add the mushrooms to the pan and sauté until tender – about 8 minutes. Remove from pan, set aside.

Season chicken with salt and pepper.  Place in saucepan and brown on both sides – about 15 minutes.  Remove from pan, set aside.

Add broth, onions and garlic. Saute until tender – about 3 minutes.

Add in tomatoes.

Bring chicken back to pan (with any juices.)  Bring to a boil and the reduce heat to a simmer.  Cover and cook for approximately 30 minutes.

Add the peppers and mushrooms back to the pan and simmer for 10 minutes

Serve

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