Cacciatore Chicken (Hunter's Chicken Stew)

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This dish is packed full of Mediterranean flavours and uses tender juicy chicken thighs making it the perfect comfort food to enjoy on cold winter days.

  • Serves: 4
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  1. Soak dried mushrooms in red wine to rehydrate. Coat chicken with flour.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat 2 tablespoons (30 mL) oil and brown chicken on each side for 2 to 3 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In the same pan, add the rest of the oil and sauté onion and peppers for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Place wine-soaked mushrooms, chicken, onions, peppers, garlic, tomatoes, parsley, rosemary and thyme in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  5. Cover and simmer on low heat for 20 minutes, until juices run clear or the internal temperature reaches 77ºC (170ºF).
  6. Before serving, add olives and capers and adjust seasoning. Serve on hot polenta.

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