Braised Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Caccitore

Ingredients:

  • 1 to 2 kg Chicken with bone and skinless, stew cut
  • 300 gm Plum tomato whole, in can
  • 1 tbps Parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbps Basil, sliced
  • 5 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 2 nos White onion or Holland onion, chopped
  • 3 pcs Bay leaf
  • 300 gm Tri color capsicum or bell pepper, cut coarsely
  • 150 ml Chicken stock or water
  • Flour for dusting
  • Olive oil for cooking
  • Salt and freshly crack black pepper

Method:

  1. In a bowl, season the chicken with salt, black pepper and paprika powder, dust with flour.
  2. Pre heat a pan with olive oil, sear the chicken until all its surface is brown.
  3. Then remove the chicken, deglaze the pan with chicken stock and water & place the deglazing liquid aside.
  4. Then add the olive oil & sauté the chopped garlic and onion until fragrant, add in the capsicum & sauté for a few minutes before adding the chicken, deglazing liquid and tomato.
  5. Add all the herbs and seasoning, cover the pan, let it braise for 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.

Simple Garlic Bread

Ingredients:

  • 1 no French loaf
  • 250 gm Butter, unsalted
  • 2 tbsp Lea & Perrins Sauce
  • 10 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • Parmesan Cheese – optional

Method:

  1. In a bowl, add in the soft butter, garlic, salt, freshly cracked black pepper, L&P Sauce & mix well.
  2. Spread over the French loaf, sprinkle with parmesan, then bake in an oven until golden brown.