People know this dish as hen cacciatore (Italian for hunter), however the appropriate time period is “alla cacciatora,” or hunter’s fashion, utilized to many sorts of untamed recreation stewed in wine with tomatoes and onions. This model ran alongside Robert Ragaini’s 2002 story, “Summer in a Can,” which profiled the famed San Marzano tomato.
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Yield: serves 4
Time: 1 hours
- ¼ cups extra-virgin olive oil, divided
- 2 medium onions, finely chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- One 3-lb. hen, lower into 8 items
- 1 cup dry white wine
- One 28-oz. can entire tomatoes, chopped, juice reserved
- 1 cup hen inventory
- ¼ cups cup finely chopped parsley, plus extra for garnish
- 1 tsp. finely chopped contemporary rosemary leaves
- 1 bay leaf
- Salt and freshly floor black pepper
- To a big cast-iron skillet set over medium-high warmth, add 2 tablespoons of the oil and the onions and prepare dinner, stirring often, till golden brown, about 10 minutes. Add the garlic and prepare dinner, stirring often, for two minutes. Scrape right into a small bowl and return the skillet to the range.
- To the empty skillet, add the remaining oil and the hen and prepare dinner, turning as soon as, till evenly browned on each side, about 8 minutes. Add the wine and prepare dinner till it has practically evaporated, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes with their juices, inventory, parsley, rosemary, bay leaf, and salt and black pepper to style. Flip the warmth to low and prepare dinner, partially lined, till the hen could be very tender and the sauce has thickened barely, about 45 minutes. Sprinkle with extra parsley, and serve.