Spicy braised chicken (pollo alla cacciatora)

Spicy braised chicken (pollo alla cacciatora)

Total: 1 hr 30 Min. | Active: 30 Min.
Nutritional value / people: 412 kcal
, Fat: 23 g
, Carbohydrate: 12 g
, Protein: 38 g


4 people


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2tbsp white flour
¼tsp cayenne pepper
1tsp salt
1 ⅕kg chicken drumsticks
1tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 red chilli pepper, deseeded, finely chopped
1dl red wine

To braise the chicken

1tin chopped tomatoes (approx. 400 g)
1dl chicken bouillon
80g black olives
1 bay leaf
1tsp sugar
½tsp salt
a little pepper

To garnish

80g diced bacon
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How it's done


Mix the flour, cayenne pepper and salt, toss the chicken pieces in the mixture. Heat the oil in a frying pan. In batches, brown the chicken all over for approx. 5 mins. per batch, remove from the pan. Briefly sauté the onion, garlic and chilli pepper, return the chicken to the pan, pour in the wine.

To braise the chicken

Add the tomatoes along with all the other ingredients up to and including the pepper, heat through. Cover and braise over a low heat for approx. 45 mins., remove the lid and cook for a further 15 mins., season.

To garnish

Without adding any oil, fry the diced bacon in a non-stick frying pan until crispy. Sprinkle over the chicken before serving.

Good to know
Serve with: Polenta

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