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Hunter's chicken

Recipe from: 4/1/2003 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 14
Servings 5


  • 45
    olive oil
  • 1
    large onion
  • 3
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1
    stalk celery, finely chopped
  • 150
    bacon, finely chopped
  • 125
    button mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 4
    chicken drumsticks
  • 4
    chicken thighs
  • 125
    dry white wine
  • 820
    (2 x 410 g cans) chopped tomatoes
  • 1
  • 15
    fresh thyme
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 60
    black olives


Heat half the oil in a large casserole dish and sauté onion, garlic, celery and bacon over low heat until the onion is soft and golden.
Add mushrooms, increase heat and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes.
Spoon out onto a plate and set aside.
Add remaining olive oil to casserole and lightly brown chicken pieces.
Spoon off any excess fat.
Add wine, increase heat and cook until liquid has almost evaporated.
Stir in tomatoes, sugar, thyme, bay leaf, olives and 75 ml cold water.
Bring to the boil, then stir in the bacon mixture.
Cover, reduce heat and leave to simmer for 30 minutes.
If the liquid is too thin, thicken with a paste of cornflour.

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