Chicken Caccaitore

A savory chicken dish that is easy to prepare and great for the colder months of the year.

4 chicken thighs and 4 chicken legs

1 sliced onion

1 sliced red bell pepper

8 oz of sliced mushrooms

5 garlic cloves finely chopped

1 can crushed tomatoes

2 tablespoons of tomatoe paste

1 cup of white wine

1/2 cup chicken broth

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon italian seasoning

1 tablespoon capers

Olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Fresh parsley and thyme

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl mix chicken with a bit of oil along with the paprika, italian seasoning and salt and pepper.

Next in a large skillet over high heat, put in oil and once heated place the chicken skin side down and cook for about 4 min untill brown and turn over and repeat. Take the ckicken out and let rest.

Throw in the onion and peppers and cook untill soft then add the mushooms. Then add the garlic and cook for 1/2 min. Now add the tomatoes and tomatoe paste along with the wine and cook stirring well for about a min.

Next add the broth along with capers and stirr well. Finally add the chicken back and bring to a simmer. Now place in the oven to braise for about 50 min uncovered untill chicken is cooked though and tender.

Once cooked simply serve over a bed of rice and top with the fresh parsley and thyme and enjoy.


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