Chicken Cacciatore (With a Kick!)

Total Time
1hr
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

I've made this dish for years and it is still one of my favorites. Not only do the Jalapenos add a slight kick to this dish, but truly enhance the flavor!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a dutch oven pot cook onions, garlic and Jalapenos in oil until onions are tender.
  2. Remove onion mixture and set aside.
  3. In same pot brown chicken on all sides (add more oil if needed).
  4. Return onion mixture to pot.
  5. In a bowl combine tomatoes, tomato sauce, mushrooms, bay leaves, oregano or basil, salt, pepper and rosemary.
  6. Pour mixture over chicken and onions in pot.
  7. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  8. Stir in white wine.
  9. Remove cover and continue to cook over low heat for about 15 more minutes stirring frequently to help break up some of the chicken as to thicken the sauce.
  10. Discard bay leaves.
  11. Serve over hot cooked noodles.
  12. OPTIONAL: Remove chicken from pot after first 30 minutes of cooking--Let cool and debone--Add meat back to pot and continue cooking (This is my favorite way to prepare this dish-No bones!).

Reviews

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We enjoyed this meal very much. It was packed with flavor. I added 3 large jalapenos and OH MAMA!! that chicken was kicking!!! I served it with angel hair pasta and DH and I had one delicious dinner. Thanks Rick

Boca Pat January 15, 2004

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