Chicken Cacciatore

Author: Dave & Sandy
Serves 4


2 whole chicken breasts, split, washed and dried 2 Tbs. olive oil
2 Tbs. flour, seasoned with salt and pepper 1 large onion, chopped
6 (or more) large garlic cloves, coarsely chopped 1 large can (28 or 35 oz.) plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1/2 can tomato paste hot sauce

Dip chicken breasts in seasoned flour.
Heat olive oil in heavy pan over medium heat.  Brown chicken breasts on each side, about 5 minutes total.  Remove to dish.
Add onion to pan, and stir occasionally to prevent sticking, until softened and starting to brown.  Add garlic cloves; stir until softened and golden but not burned.
Add chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, and hot sauce to taste.  Bring to a boil.  Add chicken.
Cook 25 to 30 minutes bubbling gently over low heat.
Serve with pasta, preferably bucatini.

Notes and Variations

Can substitute canned prechopped tomatoes.

What kind of hot sauce is meant?