Recipe

Throw Together Chicken Cacciatore

For those mid-week dinners when you want maximum flavour with minimal effort, this Mediterranean style Chicken Cacciatore is the perfect throw-together dish you can have on the table in around 30 minutes.  

Ingredients

  • 1 can (400 ml) of diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp dried rosemary
  • 4 tsp dried Italian herbs
  • 4-6 organic chicken thighs
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup black olives, pitted
  • 1-2 potatoes, cubed (optional)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ a lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • Greens to serve

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In an oven-proof dish of any size, empty tinned tomatoes. Add in tomato paste, garlic, rosemary and 3 tsp of the Italian herbs. Mix together in the oven-proof dish.
  3. Place chicken thighs on top of the tomato mixture, followed by cherry tomatoes, olives and cubed potato, if using.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil and squeeze over the juice of half a lemon.
  5. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper and place into the oven to bake for 30 minutes or until chicken and potatoes are cooked through.
  6. Serve with lightly steamed greens.

With thanks to the team at Food Matters for this delicious recipe.

Miranda Gray

Article by Miranda Gray

Miranda has had a background in the health and wellness industry for over eight years, and is a co-founder of Aussie Health Products.

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