Super Health: Chicken Cacciatore You Should Try

Super Health: Chicken Cacciatore You Should TryMaking dinner is an important moment in the day. After all-day whole family goes to work or school they finally sit together to enjoy the food. At that time they will share what they going all-day, what kind of activity they have, and what new adventure they found.

I think it’s important to share whether your experience during the day. For example, if you have bad experience at work or school, sharing your experience with family will help you reduce stress and get support from them. And also if you have a good experience at work or school, it will make you happy when you tell your family about it. You feel that you are valuable for them because someone always want to listen to you and be happy with your success.

So making dinner is not only making meal but also a time that everyone learn new things from each other. Like this Chicken Cacciatore we love to share.

About Chicken Cacciatore

We’ve made a few tweaks to traditional chicken cacciatore, so it’s better for you but still loaded with flavour.

  • 25m prep
  • 1h 05m cook
  • 6 servings

 

Ingredients

  • 6 (about 1.1kg) chicken thigh cutlets, skin removed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 200g Swiss brown mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, deseeded, chopped
  • 1 yellow capsicum, deseeded, chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled, chopped
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) white wine
  • 250ml (1 cup) Massel chicken style liquid stock
  • 200g punnet grape tomatoes or cherry tomatoes
  • 60g (1/4 cup) kalamata olives, pitted
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh oregano leaves, plus extra sprigs, to serve
  • Crusty sourdough bread, to serve (optional)

Be mindful, This recipe may contain yeast, sulphites, gluten, wheat and alcohol.

Method

  1. Season the chicken cutlets well. Heat 1 tbs olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook the chicken for 2-3 minutes each side or until browned all over. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Add the mushroom to the pan and cook, stirring, over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until softened. Transfer to a bowl.
  4. Add the remaining 1 tbs oil to pan. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes or until just beginning to soften.
  5. Add the chopped tomato and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes, until softened.
  6. Add the capsicum and carrot and cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Add wine and simmer for 5 minutes or until liquid has reduced by half.
  8. Return the chicken and mushroom to the pan. Add the stock, grape or cherry tomatoes, and the olives. Bring to the boil. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  9. Uncover and simmer for a further 20 minutes or until the liquid has reduced and sauce has thickened. Stir in the chopped oregano. Season.
  10. Divide the chicken cacciatore among serving bowls and scatter with extra oregano sprigs.
  11. Serve with sourdough, if you like.

Recipe notes: If you have time, make your own stock using a chicken carcass, onion, peppercorns, celery, carrot and a bouquet garni.

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There’s nothing wrong with trying something new, especially for dinner. Because preparing dinner together will always be fun, especially if we as a family are busy during the day. The moment of dinner when everyone gathers will always be awaited.

Don’t forget to ask your little one to prepare cutlery, this will help build his confidence because you ask him to help prepare dinner.

If you like this recipe don’t forget to check other dinner recipes too.

If you have any recipe ideas and love to share them with us, feel free to contact us and send them with a photo of the food. Don’t forget to share your story about the food too. We will enjoy hearing about that.

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