Serve this with your favorite pasta. Its a favorite throughout Italy. I lived in the Tuscan region of Italy for a few years and I saw this dish in about every Ristorante that I ate at. If you get a chance, Let me know if you like it........


  • 4 lb chicken cut into pieces
  • seasoning: salt, pepper,
  • olive oil
  • 3 small onions sliced (about 1/8")
  • 1 med bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 to 2 small cans of mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 tsp finely diced fresh garlic
  • 1 to 2 med sized cans of cooked pealed tomatoes
  • 2 small cans of tomato paste
  • Chianti wine
  • Oregano (to taste)


Fry chicken to med brown, drain on paper towels, Saute next 4 ingredients until they are translucent, DO NOT OVER COOK. Add remaining ingredients and some salt and mix thourghly. Add cooked chicken and let it come to a boil, lower heat and cook slowly for about 1 hr. When the meat is tender add
remaining ingredients and let cook for 10 to 20 min longer.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: My collection
Submitted By: Ray
Pollo alla Cacciatore