Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season generously with salt. Place chicken in hot oil and sear on each side for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown on both sides. Move chicken to sides of skillet.
Our authentic recipe for Chicken alla Cacciatora, AKA Chicken Cacciatore, is a recipe you'll be reaching for time after time.
Servings and Ingredients
|3 tbsp. Gustare Vita extra virgin olive oil|
|1 (3-1/2 lbs.) pkg. Hy-Vee True chicken drumsticks, bone-in and skin on|
|1 yellow onion, thinly sliced|
|1 large carrot, peeled and sliced|
|1 stalk(s) celery, chopped|
|1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips|
|1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips|
|⅓ c. red wine|
|2 (14-oz. each) can Gustare Vita whole peeled tomatoes, undrained|
|1 sprig(s) fresh rosemary|
|½ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper, freshly ground|
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Add onion, carrot, peppers, celery, and rosemary to center of pan. Cook until onions are translucent, about 10 minutes. Increase heat to high. Add wine, once most of the wine has evaporated, lower heat to medium and add chopped tomatoes. Bring to a simmer.
Cover skillet with a tight fitting lid and reduce heat to low allowing chicken to simmer for 45 minutes or until meat is very tender and internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Just before serving, season with freshly cracked black pepper.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 19g
- Cholesterol: 205mg
- Sodium: 300mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 16g
- Protein: 49g
Two words can be used to describe this red wine: complex and deep. It has notes of sweet red fruits with a hint of spice. This wine finishes with the flavors of savory rosemary and sweet figs making it the perfect pairing for roasted chicken dishes like chicken cacciatore.
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