Chicken Cacciatore Recipe | How to cook Chicken Cacciatore: Cacciatore means “Hunter” in Italian. It refers to a Hunter style recipe in the restaurants. It is one of the tastiest Chicken recipes. Here is the method to cook Chicken Cacciatore recipe:
Chicken Cacciatore Recipe:
- Chicken – 1 kg
- Mushroom – 1 Pack Sliced
- Olive Oil – As required
- Salt – As needed
- Onion – 2 large chopped
- Red Pepper – 2 large Chopped
- Garlic – 3 to 5 cloves
- Tomato – 2 Large
- Bay Leaves – few
- White Wine – 2 cups
- Olives or capers – 2 to 3
The First step is to sear the meat. Take the chicken in a pan along with oil and sear the chicken on both the sides.
Selection of the chicken is also a process in this. You can get a whole chicken or get pieces from different chicken. I preferred getting the leg pieces. Also, You can sear the chicken with flour or without flour. Here both ways are used. You can go either with flour or without flour.
While searing the chicken with flour, it will get browned quickly and does not stick to the pan. Once the chicken is browned transfer it to a separate plate.
Now in the same pan add the chopped onions and red pepper along with sliced garlic cloves and fry them until the onions turn golden in color.
Meanwhile, in another pan add the mushrooms and brown them. Initially, the mushrooms will give out moistures. Once dried it will turn brown in color.
Once the mushrooms turn brown in color, add some sliced onions and garlic to it. It will again let some moisture out.
Now add a cup of wine in both the pan. Let it cook for some time.
Then mix the both together and add the tomatoes in it. Add cloves, capers or olive and bay leaves now. This is the time to season the mixture with salt and pepper. Add salt and pepper and check the taste.
Add the seared chicken to the mixture. It’s time to cook the chicken. You can cook it in an oven for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F.
Once cooked, you can remove and stir the mixture. Tasty and delicious “The Hunter’s recipe” “Chicken Cacciatore” is ready.
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