Classic Chicken Cacciatore

Classic Chicken Cacciatore

What's for dinner? Chicken cooked in a yummy Italian tomato sauce.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

3- to 3 1/2-lb cut-up whole chicken
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1
medium green bell pepper
2
medium onions
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms (3 oz)
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
  1. Coat chicken with flour. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 15 to 20 minutes or until brown on all sides; drain.
  2. Cut bell pepper and onions crosswise in half; cut each half into fourths.
  3. Stir bell pepper, onions and remaining ingredients except cheese into chicken in skillet. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 30 to 40 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (170°F for breasts; 180°F for thighs and legs). Serve with cheese.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 630mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 30g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 3 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.