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Chicken Cacciatore

Yesterday I made Chicken Cacciatore without the mushrooms, yick! I do not like mushrooms so this dish is my rendition on a yummy chicken meal. 





Here is what you will need:

 

 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 to 3 pounds chicken breast
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 (28 ounce) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) chili ready diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, cut into 1 inch long strips
  • 1 1/2 chicken stock + 2 tablespoons
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 (16 ounce) package fettuccine pasta
**if you want to add mushrooms, just add about a pound.

Directions:
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken and cook until well browned on both sides, approximately 6 minutes on each side.
  • Add the tomatoes and puree; then stir the garlic, Italian seasoning, onion, pepper and 1 cup stock in a slow cooker
     
  • Add the chicken and turn to coat
  • Cover and cook on High for 4 to 5 hours or until the chicken is cooked through
  • Remove the chicken from the cooker and keep warm 
  • Stir cornstarch and remaining stock in a bowl until the mixtures is smooth
  • Stir the cornstarch mixture in the slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on high for 10 minutes or until the mixture boils and thickens.
  • In the meantime, cook the pasta according to directions on the box
  • Serve with the chicken and pasta




This dinner was so good and filling!! We ate a ton and still had some left over, so it's good for a large family OR for leftovers the next day!! Yummy, yummy! I hope you all give this a try.

Until next time, happy cooking!

 

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Reader Comments (2)

Great meal with great taste... I loved the colors and flavors!!

January 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNick

I like the sauce so much that I used it on some eggs I made latter. The sauce has wonderful flavor.

January 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNick

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