Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. In cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style” with onions, herbs, usually tomatoes, often bell peppers, and sometimes wine. Cacciatore is popularly made with braised chicken or rabbit
South of the Border Chicken Cacciatore
- 4 whole Chicken Breasts bone-in
- 4 cloves garlic chopped
- 1 jar pizza sauce 14 oz
- 1 jar Taco Sauce 8 oz
- 1 medium onion cut into wedges
- 1 large red bell pepper thinly sliced
- 1 large green bell pepper thinly sliced
- 1 cup corn frozen is good
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- 2 tsp parsley chopped
- 1/8 tsp Salt
- 1/8 tsp black pepper
- Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and pepper. In large, deep skillet over medium-high heat, warm oil. Add chicken breasts and saute until browned on all sides, about 3 minutes per side.
- Remove chicken and set aside.
- Reduce heat to medium-low and pour off all but 1 tablespoon oil. Add onion, garlic and bell peppers; cook, stirring often, until softened, about 6 minutes.
- Stir in pizza and taco sauces; add water and parsley. Return chicken to skillet; bring sauce to simmer. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 20 minutes, turning chicken after 10 minutes.
- Stir in corn, turning chicken again; continue to simmer uncovered for another 10 minutes. Spoon into serving dish, sprinkle with corn stuffing. Serve over rice or pasta.