CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Greek Chicken with Red SauceMix up your seasonings to give traditional cacciatore a different taste.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Mix up your seasonings to give traditional cacciatore a different taste.
Greek Chicken with Red Sauce
½ cup olive oil
1 large onion, roughly chopped
1 3-pound chicken, cut into serving pieces
1 cup red wine
2 cups chopped tomatoes
1 cinnamon stick
2 to 3 whole allspice berries
2 bay leaves
Salt and pepper
Heat oil in large pan. Saute onion over medium heat. Add chicken. Brown on all sides. Add wine. Cook for 2 or 3 minutes, allowing it to reduce. Add tomatoes, cinnamon, allspice, bay leaves, salt and pepper to taste. Partly cover pan, lower heat and simmer until chicken is tender. Add small amount of water if sauce becomes too dry. Remove cinnamon stick, allspice berries and bay leaves before serving.
Yield: Serves 8.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 413 calories, 31 grams fat, 87 milligrams cholesterol, 22 grams protein, 31 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 178 milligrams sodium.
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