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“The chicken cooks in a yummy, rich, tomato sauce. Pasta is the perfect foil.”
1hr 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Arrange chicken in single layer in baking dish.
  2. Cover with lemon juice and salt and pepper.
  3. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour, turning occasionally.
  4. Combine all the remaining ingredients in a large saucepan.
  5. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally, 40 minutes.
  6. Heat oil with butter in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Drain chicken and pat dry; brown on all sides.
  8. Return to baking dish.
  9. Preheat oven to 350F.
  10. Pour sauce over chicken, cover with foil.
  11. Bake until chicken is tender, about 40 minutes.
  12. Discard spices and serve.
  13. The sauce is excellent and lends itself to this dish being served with buttered pasta (penne or rigatoni would be good).

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