Chicken Cacciatore

By , August 7, 2008 at 4:58 pm

2 1/2- 3 pound broiler-fryer chicken cut up
1/4 cup oil / shortening
1/2 cup flour
2 cups thinly sliced onion rings
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 can 16 oz tomatoes, drained
1 can 8 oz tomato sauce
1 can 3 oz sliced mushrooms, drained (or fresh)
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp oregano

Wash chicken and pat dry. Melt shortening / oil in large skillet. Coat chicken pieces with flour. Cook chicken in oil over medium heat 15-20 minutes or until light brown. Remove chicken; set aside.

Add onion rings, green pepper and garlic to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat until onion and green are tender. Stir in remaining ingredients. Add chicken to sauce. Cover tightly; simmer 30-40 minutes or until thickest pieces are fork tender. Serve with rice or pasta.

Jan Newbold

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