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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Italian: Chicken Cacciatore (Contadina)

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Category: Poultry, Main Dish, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 ts Salt, divided
  • 1/2 ts Pepper, divided
  • 3 tb Olive oil
  • 3 To 3-1/2 pounds chicken, 4
  • Breasts, 4 thighs, skin
  • Removed
  • 1 c Sliced onion
  • 1 c Sliced mushrooms
  • 1 c Green pepper rings
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 ts Dried oregano leaves, crush
  • 1 ts Dried basil leaves, crushed
  • 3 1/2 c (29-oz can) tomato sauce
  • 1 3/4 c (14-1/2 oz can) Contadina
  • Whole Peeled Tomatoes and
  • Juice
  • 1 lb Dry pasta, cooked and
  • Drained, or 2 cups rice,
  • Cooked


Combine flour, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Coat chicken
pieces with seasoned flour. In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil;
saute chicken pieces and arrange in a 13X9X2-inch baking dish; set aside.
Add remaining oil to skillet; saute onion, mushrooms, green pepper, garlic,
oregano, and basil. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix in
tomato sauce and whole tomatoes and juice. Simmer for 15 minutes; pour
over chicken. Bake in preheated 350-degree F. oven for 30 minutes. Cover
and bake for additional 15 minutes. Serve over hot pasta or rice.

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