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Chicken Cacciatore from Italy

Did you know that "cacciatore" means "hunter" in Italian? Therefore, alla cacciatora usually means "hunter style". This particular dish incorporates a tomato-based sauce with onions and garlic; and is sure to be a family-favourite that everyone will love!

Total time: 0 mins.
Servings: 7 Portions

What you need

Ingredients

1/2 cup Wheat Flour (white, all-purpose, unenriched)
1 tsp Black Pepper
500g Chicken breast (skinless, boneless)
2 tbsp Vegetable Oil-Butter Spread
1 medium Onion
1 small red sweet Pepper
12g Garlic
2 tbsp canned Tomato Paste (without salt)
1 tsp ground Tumeric
3 medium red Tomatoes
1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
1 1/2 tsp dried Oregano
9 cups filtered Water
3 tbsp canned Capers
450g Pasta
1 tbsp Corn, Peanut or Olive Oil
1/4 cup fresh Basil
2 cubes Maggi chicken stock (from the Middle East/North Africa)

How to prepare

Instructions

1 Step 1

Combine flour and black pepper, then dust the chicken pieces.

2 Step 2

Heat vegetable oil in a large sauce pan, fry the chicken pieces until golden brown. Remove and place on kitchen paper towels for the excess oil to drain.

3 Step 3

Using the same pan, saute onions until soft, add bell peppers, garlic, tomato paste and turmeric and cook for 2-3 mins.

4 Step 4

Add diced tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, dried oregano, water and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon and allow to simmer for 15 mins.

5 Step 5

Add capers and return chicken to the pan and allow to cook for 20 mins.

6 Step 6

Cook pasta in boiling water until al dente. Drain pasta, discard water, and return to empty pot. Add olive oil to pasta and toss until all pasta is covered.

7 Step 7

Place cooked pasta on a large platter, pour the sauce over it, and garnish with chopped basil leaves.

Nutrition information

Amount
% DV
Calcium
75.12mg
Calories
472.15
23
%
Protein
33.96g
29
%
Iron
3.47mg
Potassium
651.23mg
Carbohydrates
63.92g
55
%
Sugars
6.22g
Fiber
4.04g
Sodium
1364.88mg
Fats
8.73g
16
%
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