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Rita’s Chicken Cacciatore

BT Toronto | posted Friday, Jan 22nd, 2016

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 3 chicken thighs
  • 3 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 can sliced mushrooms
  • Salt/pepper, to taste
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp. hot chilli peppers (or to taste)
  • 1/2 cup white wine*
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large fry pan. Add garlic and saute 1-2 minutes. Place chicken pieces in oil and sprinkle mushrooms around chicken. Add salt and pepper and chili peppers and brown, turning chicken once or twice. Reduce heat to medium and pour wine over chicken. Allow wine to evaporate then add canned tomatoes. (Add 1-2 Tbsp. of water to can, swish and add to mixture.
  2. Partially cover pan, propping it with a wooden spoon, keep heat at medium-low and simmer until chicken cooked thoroughly and tomato has reduced.

Serve with crusty bread or sides of rice or noodles.

Serves 4.

*NOTE: If not using white wine, use 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar

PRICE: 

Chicken: $6 approx

Canned mushrooms: $1.40

Canned tomatoes $1.25

Rest of condiments: $1 approximate

MEAL FOR FOUR: under $10 

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