Pollo alla Cacciatora

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Pollo alla Cacciatora

Pollo alla Cacciatora (Hunters Chicken)

An easy recipe, which only takes five minutes to prepare .

With only ten minutes’ preparation time, pollo cacciatora is an easy recipe which is rich in flavour.

Serves 4, Prep time: 10 minutes, Cooking time: 50 minutes


  • 175g (6oz) salami piccante(spicy) thickly sliced
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 8 chicken joints
  • 1 red pepper, cut into large chunks
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into large chunks
  • 2 red onions, cut into wedges
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 200g can chopped tomatoes
  • 100ml (4fl oz) chicken stock1/2 glass white wine
  • A few Black Olives
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh parsley plus extra


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C, 180 C fan oven, 400 F, gas 6. Dry fry the salami over a medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes until crisp. Transfer to a 2 litre (1¾pt) ovenproof dish. Add oil to pan and brown chicken all over (in batches).add wine.Then add the chicken to the salami.
  2. Put the peppers and onions in the pan and fry over a medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients, season and combine. Pour over the chicken. Bake for 40 minutes until the chicken is cooked and the vegetables soft. Scatter over extra parsley and serve with rice or mashed potatoes.






This article was written by Val


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