Party Chicken Cacciatore

Tangy chicken mixed with tomato mixture sprinkled with parley and garnished with cheese - a hearty dinner perfect for party.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 10

Ingredients

3 1/2
to 4 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
cups chopped onions (about 4 medium)
2
tablespoons minced garlic (about 6 to 7 cloves)
2
(28-oz.) cans crushed tomatoes, undrained
1
cup dry red wine or chicken broth
1
teaspoon sugar
2
teaspoons dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
bay leaf
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook in batches until browned. Remove chicken from Dutch oven; set aside.
  • 2 Add onions to same Dutch oven; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, wine, sugar, rosemary, salt and bay leaf; stir gently to mix.
  • 3 Add chicken with any juices to tomato mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 45 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender, its juices run clear, and sauce has thickened.
  • 4 Remove bay leaf. Sprinkle chicken mixture with parsley. If desired, garnish with freshly shredded or shaved Parmesan cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    440mg
    440%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    36g
    36%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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