The secret to this juicy chicken? Allowing the thighs to simmer in the sauce for the last 20 minutes of cooking time. Peppers, onions and garlic suffuse the chicken with flavor.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Sprinkle chicken thighs lightly with salt and cracked black pepper. Cook chicken thighs in hot oil just until browned, turning once. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.

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  • Add mushrooms, sweet pepper, carrot, and garlic to skillet; cook for 4 minutes. Add wine. Simmer, uncovered, until liquid is nearly evaporated. Add tomatoes, onions, oregano, and the 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper, stirring to combine. Return chicken to skillet. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until chicken is done (180°F). Stir in balsamic vinegar. Season to taste with additional salt. If desired, sprinkle with olives and parsley before serving.

Tips

Typical Chicken Cacciatore: 1520 calories, 96 g fat (Buca di Beppo)

Nutrition Facts

317 calories; fat 9g; cholesterol 129mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 23g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 11g; protein 31g; vitamin a 3012.6IU; vitamin c 51.4mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.7mg; niacin equivalents 9.7mg; vitamin b6 0.8mg; folate 44.4mcg; vitamin b12 0.7mcg; sodium 609mg; potassium 879mg; calcium 141.4mg; iron 3.4mg.
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