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How to make it

  • Sprinkle the chicken pieces with 1 teaspoon of each salt and pepper. Dredge the chicken pieces in the flour to coat lightly.
  • In a large heavy saute pan, heat the oil over a medium-high flame. Add the chicken pieces to the pan and saute just until brown, about 5 minutes per side. If all the chicken does not fit in the pan, saute it in 2 batches. Transfer the chicken to a plate and set aside. Add the bell pepper, onion and garlic to the same pan and saute over medium heat until the onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the wine and simmer until reduced by half, about 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes with their juice, broth, capers and oregano. Return the chicken pieces to the pan and turn them to coat in the sauce. Bring the sauce to a simmer. Continue simmering over medium-low heat until the chicken is just cooked through, about 30 minutes for the breast pieces, and 20 minutes for the thighs.
  • Using tongs, transfer the chicken to a platter. If necessary, boil the sauce until it thickens slightly, about 3 minutes; Adjust salt and pepper. Spoon off any excess fat from atop the sauce. Spoon the sauce over the chicken, then sprinkle with the basil and serve.

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  • sas 8 years ago
    Sosousme: Trust me this above recipe was around long before Giada was even a twinkle in her Mama's eye. I have it written on a very yellowing piece of paper that my grandmother gave my Mom. Who know where she got it from.

    Merry Christmas!!!!
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  • sosousme 8 years ago
    Sas, sounds great, in fact it sounds exactly like Giada De Laurentiis recipe from food network. But I do like your intro... :-)

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  • sas 10 years ago
    Thanks Lana girl: Just caught a glimpse of some Country Breakfast Casserole that you put up. Gotta go check it out. It looks gooooood!
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    " It was excellent "
    lanacountry ate it and said...
    OHHHH Sas..PURE comfort food and a high 5!!
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    Thanks saved and printed!! :)
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    I love thissss....and what a gorgeous photo. I'm guessing from the looks I'm getting that it might be inappropriate to be licking the monitor while at work. Ermmm....

    *Sits quietly down and pretends to be deep in work-like thought*

    Great recipe, Sas dear....I thank you. :) Vickie
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    " It was excellent "
    lincolntoot ate it and said...
    Great recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    shine ate it and said...

    You rock girl! What a fabulous recipe for such a classic dish. Also, your introduction is wonderful dear.

    You got my five just for using red bell pepper instead of green, like I see so often heh. Seriously though -- this is wonderful. Thank you for steering me here... I have missed a few of your recipes, and now I have to go back and look at them lol.

    I'm missing what you are saying about the picture though... help me out -- sometimes I can be dense ;-)

    Let me know,
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    " It was excellent "
    dynie ate it and said...
    Sounds delicious!
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