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Quick Chicken Cacciatore

Photo: Leigh Beisch

Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast with 1/4 cup sauce)
Make Quick Chicken Cacciatore, a hunter-style dish with fresh herbs and tomato sauce, for a hearty spin on chicken.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken- breast halves
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small yellow or green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 cups sliced crimini mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato-and-basil pasta sauce (such as Classico)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 250
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 31 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 78 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 567 mg
  • calcium 88 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper over chicken; cook 4 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to a plate; set aside.

  2. Combine bell pepper and mushrooms in skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add wine; cook 2 minutes. Stir in sauce; heat through. Return chicken to skillet; reduce heat and simmer, turning once, 4 minutes or until cooked through. Top with parsley.