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    Chicken Cacciatore

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    1 (3-pound) chicken, cut up
    3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon pepper
    2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
    1/4 cup diced salt pork
    1 1/2 cups sliced onions
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    2 tablespoons minced parsley
    1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano OR 1 teaspoon dry oregano
    1/2 cup chopped carrots
    1/2 cup chopped celery
    1 (1-pound) can Italian tomatoes, chopped
    Salt and pepper
    1/2 cup white wine

    1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste

    Coat chicken in mixture of flour, salt, and pepper; set aside. Put
    oil in a 4- or 6-quart Presto pressure cooker. Saute pork until
    crisp. Add onions and saute until light brown; remove and set aside.
    Brown chicken a few pieces at a time; set aside. Pour off excess
    drippings; stir garlic, parsley, and oregano into remaining drippings.
    Return chicken and onion to pressure cooker. Add carrots, celery,
    tomatoes, salt, pepper, and white wine. Close pressure cooker cover
    securely. Place pressure regulator on vent pipe. Cook for 8 minutes,
    at 15 pounds pressure, with regulator rocking slowly. Cool pressure
    cooker at once. Place chicken on warm platter. Stir tomato paste
    into sauce in pressure cooker. Simmer until thickened. Pour over
    chicken. Makes 4 to 6 servings.




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