Thursday, January 19, 2012

Chicken Chianti


Pollo al Chianti
This chicken recipe was very aromatic and so gratifying in taste.  Whats not to love bacon cooking in olive oil, then succulent sweet onions added, chicken and Chianti!  With little effort and time this dish was easily prepared and so enjoyed.
 
Chicken Chianti
Chicken thighs and legs
10 - 12 pieces
1 cup Chianti wine
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
6 slices bacon
1 onion, sliced
salt and pepper

In a large frying pan heat olive oil add bacon and cook for a few minutes.  Remove and add onions saute till soft.  Remove onions and brown chicken on all sides.  Place bacon and onions back in pan and pour wine over the chicken.  Reduce heat to a simmer and cook with lid on for half an hour, turn chicken and cook an additional half hour.  Serve over pasta or rice.
Ricette by Chef Chuck's Cucina

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