Updated Nov 24, 2014Chatelaine
- Pour tomatoes into bowl of slow cooker. Pit black olives. Mince fresh garlic. Stir into tomatoes with capers and chili flakes. Submerge chicken in sauce. Cover and cook on high setting 4 to 5 hours or low setting 8 hours. Remove chicken to a bowl.
- Carefully ladle cooking liquid into a large wide saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Boil gently, uncovered and stirring often, until sauce thickens, 20 to 30 minutes. Stir in chicken.
We’ve turned puttanesca, one of our favourite Italian tomato sauces, into a delicious, slow-cooked chicken stew.
From the freezer
Remove meat from thighs and seal with sauce in a plastic bag. Freeze up to 3 months. Defrost. Reheat in microwave or a saucepan. Great over wide egg noodles with broccoli.
Remove meat from thighs. Add to sauce. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Reheat for hot, open-faced sandwiches.
Chicken with sauce is delicious with boiled potatoes and mixed vegetables.