Tuesday, February 4, 2014

"Chicken Cacciatore" For “Wordless Tuesday”

Welcome to “Wordless Tuesday!” Where there are no words, just a mouth watering recipe which I know you have been waiting for….. 

 "Chicken Cacciatore"

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 5

3 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 pound chicken breasts cut into bite sizes pieces
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 bay leaf
1 large onion sliced
2 cloves garlic crushed
1 large green pepper sliced
1 large red pepper sliced
4 oz of button mushrooms diced
16 oz can of plum tomatoes
2 teaspoons of tomato puree
1/2 cup dry white wine (wine you drink)
Salt and pepper to taste

Heat a frying pan and add 1 Tablespoon of oil. When hot add the chicken and brown in the oil. (about 8 minutes) Add more oil if necessary. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.

Next, add the remaining oil and add basil, oregano, and bay leaf then fry for a minute. Add the onion and garlic and stir fry till the onion is soft not browned. Add the green/red pepper plus mushrooms, and stir fry for another 3 minutes. Now add unstrained tomatoes, puree, wine, salt, and pepper to taste. Cook uncovered for about 10 minutes. Return the chicken to the pan and simmer until the chicken is tender and cooked through. Discard bay leaf and serve over hot pasta of your choice or rice.

Add to your dinner with a bottle of white wine from Rosenblum Cellars. A glass of Sauvignon Blanc would add to your flavors of your Chicken Cacciatore recipe. Rosenblum Cellars are located in Alameda, California. If you are in that area please visit them as they have a tour and a fabulous tasting room, so you can sample some of their delicate, or robust delicious wines. 

Till Next Time………………………………......

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  1. Look at me I made it here first for a change. I guess I wanted to be the first one to take a big bite out of that Chicken Cacciatore! It looks delicious Dottie. I haven't made Chicken Cacciatore in years!!! Love your choice of wine too:)

    Thank you so much for sharing, Dottie. I know it's mighty chilly down there, downright cold I'm afraid, stay warm:)

    1. Hi Louise, Thanks for stopping by, So happy that you loved my choice of recipe this week. This one is really easy and so good! I usually use rice with it, but I had some pasta left over, which is a great way to use up leftover pasta. The wine is a great choice, Rosenblum Cellars white wine has a wonderful flavor.
      By the way have you noticed that I am able to reply to each comment now. I went into blogger, and I figured it out, without bloggers help. They were never getting back to me with the correct information on how to fix it. So I was determined to do it by myself.
      Thank you I will keep warm, it is cold and snowy here. You also must be in the deep freeze. Be safe have a blessed week..Dottie :)

    2. Actually, I hadn't noticed, Dottie. Kudos to you for figuring it out!!! Now, if you can figure out how to change the noreply in your email that would be great too. Off the top of my head I can't remember how to do it but I'm sure Nee does. I would have answered you through email but when I hit reply in email it says noreply and does not bring up your email address. I can check how to do it if you want but I know Nee has "mastered" it, lol...Stay warm Dottie. My "crew" tells me it's very cold down there and yes, it is up here too. Come On spring!!!

    3. Hi Louise,
      I am not sure how to change noreply in my email. I will have to ask Nee as you said she has mastered it. Another thing to figure out,,,but we will conquer it and get it fixed..Thanks Louise...Yes, it is supposed to be nasty on Wednesday... you stay warm and cozy too...Dottie ;)

  2. Hi Dottie , What a nice recipe , love Chicken Cacciatore . I serve it at least once a month , I will try your recipe , it looks ss delicious but I will add a little more heat , thanks so much for sharing :)

    1. Hi Nee, Thanks for visiting Wordless Tuesday! You are correct, I don't know anyone that doesn't like or love Chicken Cacciatore. When I was growing up my mom used to make it about once a month too. I figured you might want to add some more heat with it...Growing up we didn't use hot sauce, or hot pepper a lot, My mom would have hot sausage and put hot pepper flakes on pizza and a few types of foods..But she never let us eat it. I enjoy a little of heat now and again. Enjoy...Blessings for a good week..Dottie :)

  3. Dear Dottie, A beautiful meal. I love dishes like this, perfect with a nice loaf of bread. Blessings dear and stay cozy and warm. Catherine xo

    1. Hi Catherine, Thank you for stopping by....I also love these dishes, easy and not that long to prepare. I agree, I personally would rather have a chunk of bread than rice or pasta. All you need now is some friends to share it with, but as they say whatever floats your boat...Have a blessed week, Dottie :)

  4. I love pollo alla cacciatora. A dish I make quite often and everyone likes it.
    A beautiful green salad, crunchy fresh bread and dinner is sorted!
    Thank you to share this beautiful post!

    1. Dear Alida, Thanks for your visit. You are right, like I have said many times, I do not know anyone who does like this dish. Plus with an added salad, and bread, what more could you ask for?. It is also very easy, not a lot of ingredients, and I always use fresh when I can. Enjoy..Blessings, Dottie :).