Everything you need to know to master the hearty tomato-braised chicken.
Every cuisine has its core recipes, the fundamental dishes and techniques that set it apart from the rest of the world. I’m breaking down my 10 essential Italian dishes, sharing everything you need to know to master them and become a superstar Italian cook.
How it’s done: After browning chicken pieces in a saute pan or braiser, build a simple tomato sauce with peppers, onion, garlic, white wine and tomatoes, making sure to scrape up all the flavorful browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Nestle the chicken in the sauce and simmer to cook through, infusing the juicy meat with flavor.
The basic recipe can be modified to add mushrooms, pancetta, or other flavor-boosting ingredients you may have in the fridge.