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Chicken Cacciatore with Red Wine

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 4

This "hunter style" dish is beloved not just in Italy, but all around the world. This hearty recipe has all the bright and sunny flavors of the Italian countryside. ...MORE+ LESS-

Cheri Liefeld Cheri Liefeld
April 10, 2012

Ingredients

Salt
Pepper
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons butter
1
medium onion, chopped
1
medium red bell pepper, seeded, chopped
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup red wine (Chianti, Cabernet or Merlot)
1
can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
2
tablespoons julienned fresh basil leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken breasts; coat chicken with flour. In Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook until browned on both sides. Remove chicken from Dutch oven; place on plate. Set aside.
  • 2
    In same Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes. Add red wine; cook until reduced in half.
  • 3
    Stir in tomatoes, broth and oregano. Place chicken over tomatoes. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer about 20 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (165°F).
  • 4
    Serve chicken over mashed potatoes or spaghetti, spooning sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with basil.

Expert Tips

  • If you like dark meat use chicken thighs or a combination of thighs and breasts.
  • Make this recipe gluten free by skipping the flour step. Just salt, pepper the chicken and place it in the Dutch oven to cook.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
33%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
115mg
39%
Sodium
820mg
34%
Potassium
440mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
11g
Protein
41g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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