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Mom's Chicken Cacciatore

Rated as 4.35 out of 5 Stars

"Many food names reflect various occupations or trades. 'Cacciatore' literally means 'hunter' in Italian, and this 'hunter style' dish makes good use of mushrooms (easily available to hunters trekking through forests!), onions tomatoes and herbs. If desired, serve over hot spaghetti noodles."
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Ingredients

servings 670 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (4 servings)

Directions

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  1. Combine the flour, salt and pepper in a plastic bag. Shake the chicken pieces in flour until coated. Heat the oil in a large skillet (one that has a cover/lid). Fry the chicken pieces until they are browned on both sides. Remove from skillet.
  2. Add the onion, garlic and bell pepper to the skillet and saute until the onion is slightly browned. Return the chicken to the skillet and add the tomatoes, oregano and wine. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes over medium low heat.
  3. Add the mushrooms and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 10 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 670 calories; 38.1 g fat; 28.9 g carbohydrates; 46.9 g protein; 170 mg cholesterol; 423 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe is very similar to the one my Italian Grandmother taught me to make. Here's what she would do: (1) used a large Dutch Oven (the "spaghetti pot") rather than a skillet; (2) always use...

Most helpful critical review

This was good but I prefer more spice. I'd add some red pepper next time.

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This recipe is very similar to the one my Italian Grandmother taught me to make. Here's what she would do: (1) used a large Dutch Oven (the "spaghetti pot") rather than a skillet; (2) always use...

Fabulous! I did change a few things. 3 cloves garlic. A can of Italian stewed tomatoes in addition to the diced tomatoes. 1 cup red wine instead of 1/2 cup white. The extra ingredients work...

Don't understand why anyone would call this recipe boring. Yes, I too added more seasonings and totally skipped the flour coating as it's not necessary and actually gets in the way during the br...

Terriffic recipe!!! Easy too. Omitted the flour based on other reviews and used Italian seasoning instead of just oregano cause I didn't have any on hand. Used two cans of diced tomatoes for ...

This recipe was fantastic. Made it as written and I very much enjoyed it. Thank you so much for sharing! On a side note, I SO don't understand some of these reviews. The ones saying, I changed ...

This is a great recipe. As usual, I read the reviews (thanks) and took a few suggestions. I used 8 boneless breasts (always my preference), verly lightly floured them (less than 1/2 cup of flo...

This was really fantastic! The only change I made was that I used skinless chicken breasts and a cabernet instead of white wine. This will most likely end up on my weekly rotation!!! Thanks for ...

I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts (8 of them) along with a few drumsticks. I mixed 30 oz of Italian style diced tomatoes, 1 sm can of tomato sauce, 1 c of chicken broth, 1 c of wine, mus...

GREAT! I have to say this, if you are changing more then two main ingredients, or techniques in a recipe, Just write your own recipe and post it and let us all review your recipe. I wants revie...