Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
None

Ingredients

  • 1 large roaster chicken, 4 to 4 1/2 pounds
  • 4 tablespoons virgin olive oil
  • 1 large Spanish onion, chopped into 1/2 inch dice
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 carrots, chopped into 1/2 inch disks
  • 6 cloves garlic, whole and unpeeled
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup light bodied red wine
  • 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed of salt
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Directions

Cut up chicken into 8 pieces, rinse and pat dry.

In a 12 to 14 inch saute pan, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium high heat. Add 4 pieces of chicken and saute until golden brown on all sides, about 10 to 12 minutes. Remove. Repeat with remaining 4 pieces. Remove chicken and add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add onion, celery, carrots, garlic and cook until softened and lightly browned, about 7 to 9 minutes. Add sugar, vinegar, orange juice, red wine, capers and almonds. replace chicken pieces in pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, partially cover pan and cook 30 minutes or until remaining liquid just moistens chicken. Serve with couscous or a bitter green salad.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Honey-Ginger Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Chicken with Spinach

Chicken Shumai

Recipe courtesy of Bill Hurren

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

10am | 9c
11am | 10c
12pm | 11c
1pm | 12c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Good Eats

3pm | 2c

Good Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Good Eats

4pm | 3c

Good Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Good Eats

5pm | 4c

Good Eats

6pm | 5c

Good Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Good Eats

7pm | 6c

Good Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here