Chicken With Cacciatore Sauce Recipe

Chicken With Cacciatore Sauce

Ingredients

  • 20 oz.(560g.) chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (14.5 oz. or 400g.) can diced tomatoes
  • 2 pancetta slices, cut in pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 oz.(56g.) fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to make Chicken With Cacciatore Sauce directions

  • 1

    In a skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add pancetta to the skillet, and cook it until becomes crisp. When done, place it on top of a paper towel in order to let it cool and drain. Once cooled, coarsely chop it.

  • 2

    Brown the chicken on all sides in the same skillet. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Remove the chicken and set it to the side.

  • 3

    Add more oil if there is not enough and add garlic, green pepper, and onions. Reduce the temperature to medium- low, cover and cook the mixture for about 5 minutes.

  • 4

    Mix the bacon thoroughly with vegetables. Stir mushrooms into the mixture and add the tomatoes, stirring well.

  • 5

    Add the chicken to the mixture, and cover. Simmer the mixture over medium- low heat for about 20 to 25 minutes. Turn the chicken to ensure that it is evenly cooked.

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