Weekday Chicken Cacciatore Recipe



Weekday Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Ingredients :
4 chicken leg quarters
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
SAUCE:
1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
1 medium sweet red pepper, coarsely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
Fresh oregano and grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown chicken on both sides.
In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine sauce ingredients; arrange chicken over sauce. Cook, covered, on low until chicken and vegetables are tender, 4-6 hours. If desired, top with fresh oregano and grated Parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts :
1 chicken leg quarter with 1-1/3 cups sauce: 391 calories, 23g fat (5g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 849mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 33g protein.


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