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8 ratings

Quick Chicken Cacciatore

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My family enjoys this zesty chicken dish. I like it, too, since it is so simple to make.

Marcia Hostetter, Canton, N.Y., Field Editor

Notes

Adapted from "Best Loved Recipes Cookbook" by Taste of Home (Readers Digest, 2012)

Ingredients

  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into rings
  • 8 Ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • One 15-ounce can tomato sauce
  • One 4-ounce can chopped green chiles
  • 1/4 Teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash of cayenne
  • Cooked spaghetti, or rice (optional)

Directions

In a large skillet, sauté the green pepper, onion, and mushrooms in the olive oil for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place the chicken breasts over the vegetables.

In a small bowl, combine tomato sauce, chiles, and seasonings. Pour over the chicken; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the chicken breast reads 170 degrees. Before serving, cut  the chicken breasts into slices if desired. Serve with spaghetti or rice if desired.