Spicy braised chicken (pollo alla cacciatora)

Total time: 1hr 30m
Preparation Time: 30m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 412 Kcal, 38g Protein, 12g Carbohydrates, 23g Fat


  • Chicken
  • 2 tbsp white flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 0.25 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1.2 kg chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1 red chilli pepper, deseeded, finely chopped
  • 1 dl red wine
  • To braise the chicken
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes (approx. 400 g)
  • 1 dl chicken bouillon
  • 80 g black olives
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • a little pepper
  • To garnish
  • 80 g diced bacon

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  • Chicken

    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.
  • Serve with:


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