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Chicken Basque Recipe

  • Serves 4
  • Preparation Time 15MINS
  • Cook Time 01HR

8 chicken drumsticks

2 tbs plain flour

2 tbs olive oil

2 onions, halved lengthways and thinly sliced

4 cloves of garlic, crushed

100g pancetta, sliced

1 each red, yellow and green capsicum, trimmed, seeded and cut into 2 cm strips

2 fresh long green chillies, halved, seeded and finely sliced

tsp cayenne pepper

1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes

2 sprigs thyme

1 bay leaf

100 ml dry white wine

500 ml Campbells Real Stock – Chicken

STEP 1 Dust chicken with flour and set aside. Heat olive oil in a large cast-iron casserole pot over a medium to high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes or until golden. Remove from pot and set aside.

STEP 2 Add onions, garlic, pancetta, capsicums, chilli, cayenne pepper and tomatoes. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until soft but not coloured. Add the thyme, bay leaf, wine and Campbells Real Stock.

STEP 3 Return Chicken to the pot. Bring to the boil, cook covered for 15 minutes, stir then cook for a further 30 minutes uncovered. Stirring occasionally. Serve with mashed potato or rice.