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Hunter-Style Chicken

A few minutes of prep and then fifteen minutes in the microwave is all it takes to cook this delicious stew of chicken, tomatoes, and mushrooms.

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  • Servings: 4
Hunter-Style Chicken

Source: Everyday Food, October 2006


  • 8 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, caps halved and thinly sliced
  • 5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 1/3 cups canned crushed tomatoes
  • 3 strips orange zest, cut 3 inches long and 1/2 inch wide
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed rosemary
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks


  1. In a 2 1/2-quart microwave-safe dish with a lid, combine mushrooms, garlic, oil, and 1/4 cup water; season with salt and pepper. Cover, and microwave on high, 2 minutes.

  2. Stir in tomatoes, orange zest, rosemary, cayenne, and chicken until combined. Cover; microwave on high until chicken is just cooked through, 12 to 14 minutes. Remove orange zest, and serve.


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