Rustic Italian Flavors: Chicken Cacciatore
Servings: 6 Total Time: 55 mins
6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 diced yellow onion
1 chopped bell pepper
3 minced garlic cloves
3/4 cup chicken broth
28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
4-5 black olives
2 teaspoons italian seasoning
1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
fresh basil for garnish
In a pot over medium-high heat, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Then season both sides of all the chicken thighs with salt and pepper. Once the pot is hot add in the chicken. Cook each side for a couple of minutes until browned. Then remove the chicken and transfer to a plate.
Reduce heat to medium. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, diced onions, and chopped bell pepper (in thin long slices). Cook for about 5 minutes until everything is soft. Then add in garlic and cook for another minute.
Add in the chicken broth and stir everything together. Let everything simmer for a couple of minutes.
Add canned crushed tomatoes, italian seasoning, and balsamic vinegar. Stir to combine and let simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.
Now add the chicken thighs into the sauce. Cover the pot and let simmer for another 20 minutes.
Garnish with some fresh chopped basil and a couple of black olives.
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