Lots of steps to this so you’ll need an afternoon, but OH so WORTH IT.
The chicken will be falling off the bone tender.
Buffet Chicken Cacciatore
Goes back into the oven until sauce comes to a boil. Remove from oven. Remove the chicken, stir and place back into pan. Cover with foil and bake another hour.
Servings: 4-6 servings
2 large onions — chopped
1 clove garlic
1 frying chicken, cut up
salt and pepper
2 28 oz. cans Italian plum tomatoes
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon basil
½ tablespoon thyme
⅛ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon sugar
1 bay leaf
1 green pepper — cut into strips
Preheat oven to 350
Cover bottom of roasting pan with olive oil. Add onions and garlic. Brown lightly. Salt & pepper chicken parts and lightly brown.
Break up tomatoes, add sugar, red pepper flakes. salt, pepper, oregano, basil, thyme, & bay leaf. Mix well. Add green pepper . Pour over chicken and let come to a boil.
Remove chicken pieces, stir sauce and pour over chicken. Cover with foil and bake one hour.
Remove foil, increase oven to 450 & bake until chicken is delicately brown. Baste with sauce, and serve with small pasta.