Date: 08 Dec 2014 Author: Jacqui Categories: Food, Main Dishes 0


Wondering what to cook tonight? Here is an easy chicken recipe you will love!


(Serves 2)

  • Olive oil
  • 2 large chicken legs
  • 85g smoked pancetta
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 1/2 cup Passata di Pomodoro
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Italian Herbs
  • 3/4 cup gluten free chicken stock
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp Chilli flakes (optional)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 100ml cream
  • Freshly chopped parsley


Rinse chicken legs, season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
Brown the chicken legs in a large pan. Remove and add the onions, followed by minced garlic, and cook until soft.  Add the red wine, the stock, the tomato puree and passata, sugar, herbs, bayleaf, paprika and chilli if using. Season. Bring to a boil and then lower the heat and leave to simmer for about three quarters to an hour. Add the cream and cook for another 5 to 10 minutes on low heat. Stir in the parsley and serve with rice.

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