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Chicken Cacciatore

This famous Italian classic is best prepared with the ripest tomatoes you can find. The rich combination of wine, rosemary and bacon make it a perfect warming winter dish that can be served with rice or potatoes.
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  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 6 chicken drumsticks
  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 150 g sliced bacon, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 100 ml dry red wine (optional)
  • 800 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 150 ml chicken stock made from a Knorr Chicken Stock Cube
  • Chopped parsley, to garnish

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

585kcal

Energy (kJ)

2447kJ

Protein (g)

32.6g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

16.5g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

14.6g

Sugar (g)

5.7g

Fibre (g)

1.9g

Fat (g)

41.6g

Saturated fat (g)

12.8g

Unsaturated fat (g)

23.9g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

17.4g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

6.5g

Trans fat (g)

0.1g

Cholesterol (mg)

166mg

Sodium (mg)

4573mg

Salt (g)

11.43g

Vitamin A (IU)

267IU

Vitamin C (mg)

14.5mg

Calcium (mg)

66mg

Iron (mg)

2.57mg

Potassium (mg)

681mg

Total

3511kcal

14682kJ

195.4g

99.2g

87.8g

34.3g

11.4g

249.6g

77.0g

143.1g

104.1g

39.0g

0.8g

998mg

27436mg

68.58g

1604IU

87.2mg

397mg

15.40mg

4085mg


  • 1 Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Brown the chicken pieces on all sides. Remove from the pan.
  • 2 Add onion and bacon and cook over low heat for 5 minutes until onion softens. Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute. Return the chicken pieces to the pan.
  • 3 Pour in the wine and simmer for 3 minutes. Add tomatoes, vinegar and herbs.
  • 4 Add stock. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and cook, covered over low heat for 25 minutes. Remove the chicken to the platter. Reduce the sauce over high heat for 5–7 minutes. Serve chicken with the sauce garnished with parsley.