This recipe has been in my family for a long time. I remember my grandmother making it on special occasions. In those days, chicken was a treat, and we relished every bite—especially if Grandmother cooked it!
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- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 frying chicken (about 2-1/2 pounds each), cut up
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1 cup chicken broth or dry white wine
- 2 cups canned tomato puree
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Cooked spaghetti
- Place flour in a paper or plastic bag. Shake chicken, a few pieces at a time, to coat. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Brown chicken on all sides. Remove chicken and set aside. In the skillet, add garlic and onions; saute until onion is soft. Add mushrooms, broth, tomato puree, oregano, parsley, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Return chicken to skillet; cover and simmer 1 hour or until chicken is tender. Serve over spaghetti. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Cacciatore in Reminisce September/October 1991, p37
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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2014
"Almost - but not quite - as tasty as it is comforting."