Chicken and Italian Sausage Casserole

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chicken and Italian sausage casserole

Ingredients :

  • 3½ pounds(1.7 kg) skinless,boneless chicken breasts,cut into pieces
  • 6 Herb sausages,cut into 1-inch(2.5 cm) pieces
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 large onion,peeled and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper,chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper,chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves,peeled and minced
  • Italian sausage,thinly sliced
  • 16 oz(480 g) can plum tomatoes,drained
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch Italian flat leaf parsley,chopped

    Directions :

    1. Preheat oven to 375°F(180°C).
    2. In a large frying pan,heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
    3. Season well chicken pieces and add to frying pan.
    4. Fry seasoned chicken pieces until browned(about 15 minutes).
    5. Remove cooked chicken from the heat and place in a casserole dish.
    6. Add sausages and Italian sausage to frying pan and cook until golden brown(about 5 minutes).
    7. Remove cooked sausages from the heat and add to casserole dish.
    8. Using the same frying pan,fry onion,red and yellow bell peppers and garlic for 5 minutes.
    9. Sprinkle with paprika and salt and mix well.
    10. Add dry white wine,reduce the heat to low and continue cooking for a few minutes.
    11. Add tomatoes,chicken stock and bay leaf,mix well and bring mixture to a boil.
    12. Then reduce the heat and simmer for  5 minutes.
    13. Remove mixture from the heat and pour into casserole dish.
    14. Cover casserole dish with a lid and cook in preheated oven for 1 hour.
    15. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve with cooked rice.
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