Mama Lucia's Chicken Cacciatore

Course : Chicken
Serves: 4
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3 1/2 pounds chicken -- cut-6 pieces
1/2 cup all purpose flour
6 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 pound mushrooms -- halved
2 medium green bell peppers -- diced
1 medium Onion -- chopped
4 cloves garlic -- chopped
1 teaspoon dried oregano -- heaping
1 cup marinara sauce
2/3 cup canned low-salt chicken broth
1/2 cup dry marsala
3 tablespoons drained capers
1 Cup grated parmesan cheese -- (optional)

Preparation / Directions:

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Place flour in plastic bag. Add chicken pieces and toss to coat completely. Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken pieces to skillet and saut=82 until brown, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to plate. Pour fat from skillet. Add remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil to skillet. Add halved mushrooms, diced green bell peppers, chopped onion, chopped garlic and oregano and saut=82 until onion is tender, about 10 minutes. Mix in marinara sauce, chicken broth, Marsala and capers. Return chicken pieces to skillet, spooning sauce over. Bring sauce to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover skillet and simmer until chicken is tender, about 20 minutes. Using tongs, transfer chicken to large platter. Boil sauce until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes; spoon off fat. Spoon sauce over chicken. Serve, passing Parmesan separately, if desired.


Nutritional Information:

885 Calories (kcal); 67g Total Fat; (68% calories from fat); 53g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 261mg Cholesterol; 463mg Sodium

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