South of the Border Chicken Cacciatore - 6/12/04

South of the Border Chicken Cacciatore

4 chicken breasts, bone-in
4 clove garlic, chopped
1 (14-oz.) jar pizza sauce
1 (8-oz.) jar Ortega® Medium Taco Sauce
1 medium onion, cut into wedges
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 cup frozen corn
1/2 cup water
2 Tbs olive oil
2 tsp chopped fresh parsley
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper

  1. Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and pepper. In large, deep skillet over medium-high heat, warm oil. Add chicken breasts and saute until browned on all sides, about 3 minutes per side. Remove chicken and set aside.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and pour off all but 1 tablespoon oil. Add onion, garlic and bell peppers; cook, stirring often, until softened, about 6 minutes. Stir in pizza and taco sauces; add water and parsley. Return chicken to skillet; bring sauce to simmer. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 20 minutes, turning chicken after 10 minutes.

  3. Stir in corn, turning chicken again; continue to simmer uncovered for another 10 minutes. Spoon into serving dish, sprinkle with corn stuffing. Serve over rice or pasta.

Servings: 4
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 52 minutes

Source: Nestlé
Recipe provided by the National Chicken Council.