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Chicken in Red Wine Recipe

Spicy Chicken in Red Wine

chicken in red wine recipeIngredients:

  •     5 garlic cloves, peeled
  •     2 chicken breast halves, skinned
  •     2 chicken drumsticks, skinned
  •     2 chicken thighs, skinned
  •     1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  •     2 teaspoons olive oil
  •     2 cups Merlot or other fruity red wine
  •     1 1/2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  •     2 cups chopped seeded peeled tomato
  •     1 tablespoon tomato paste
  •     1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted
  •     3 tablespoons capers, rinsed
  •     2 cups hot cooked couscous
  •     Flat-leaf parsley sprigs (optional)

 

Preparation:

Place garlic in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Drain; set garlic aside.
Sprinkle chicken with pepper. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 10 minutes or until browned, turning once. Remove chicken from pan. Increase heat to high; add wine to pan. Cook until reduced to 1 cup (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat. Stir in garlic, drumsticks, thighs, broth, tomato, and tomato paste. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes. Add breast halves; cover and cook 20 minutes, turning chicken after 10 minutes. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.Increase heat to medium-high; add olives and capers to pan. Cook, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Return chicken to pan, turning to coat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.& Serve

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