Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Its spicy and the addition of mushroom and olives adds all the taste. Thinly beaten chicken fillets marinated and baked with a tasty wine and tomato sauce.
Ingredients :
=> 6 boneless skinless chicken breast fillets , thinly beaten
=> 2 tins of Italian chopped tomatoes
=> 1/4 cup red wine
=> 1 cup mushrooms thinly sliced
=> oregano,fresh basil salt and pepper
=> 1 small onion chopped
=> 2 Tbsp garlic paste
=> coriander or parsley for garnish
=> Optional: sliced olives as garnish
=> Olive oil

Marinade for Chicken Breast:
=> Lemon juice
=> Salt
=> Red chilli flakes
=> Ginger juice, little bit
Chicken Cacciatore
Method

=> Marinate the chicken breast in lemon juice, salt, red chilli flakes and a little bit of ginger juice.

=> Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan and put in marinated chicken breast fillets till lightly browned both sides (not fully cooked).

=> Take fillets out and keep aside.

=> In the same oil caramelize onions.add mushrooms and garlic paste. Cover on low 5 minutes.

=> Add 1.5 cans of the tomato sauce and simmer 25 minutes.

=> Add 1/4 cup red wine, salt, pepper, chilli flakes and oregano. Add 1/4 cup red wine and continue to simmer.completely. Let sauce reduce a bit.

=> Now take olive oil n butter and lightly sear chicken breasts both sides.remove and put in baking dish.

=> Add sauce and bake at 180 for 15 minutes or till chicken completely cooks.

=> Add a few basil leaves.spoon chicken with sauce on a plate and garnish with parsley/coriander.

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