Braised Chicken
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You are guaranteed a juicy and flavorful piece of chicken and sauce with this tasty chicken recipe.
Servings: 6 drumsticks
  • 6 chicken drumsticks, skin on
  • 3 TB. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups crimini mushrooms, cleaned
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 12 cloves garlic
  • 1[1/2] tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 TB. tomato paste
  • [1/3] cup tomato sauce
  • 1 TB. brown sugar, packed
  • [1/2] tsp. cayenne
  1. In a large, 3-quart pot over medium heat, brown chicken drumsticks for 10 minutes, rotating every 3 minutes. Remove chicken from the pot, and set aside.
  2. In the pot, combine extra-virgin olive oil, crimini mushrooms, yellow onion, garlic, and salt. Cook for 7 minutes.
  3. Add black pepper, water, tomato paste, tomato sauce, brown sugar, and cayenne, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Return chicken to the pot, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Serve each drumstick with sauce and some vegetables.
Tasty Tip
This recipe goes great with brown rice, plain pasta, or even one of the pilaf recipes in this book.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 drumsticks Calories: 176 Fat: 10g Saturated fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 9g Sodium: 703mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 14g Cholesterol: 41mg
Recipe by Dedemed at