Chicken Cacciatore

2 lb Pieces Chicken
1 cup Sliced Onion
1/2 cup Chopped Green Pepper
1/4 cup Peanut Oil
1 Medium Clove Garlic
One 1 lb Can Plum Tomato
1 tbs Chopped Parsley
1/2 tsp Crushed Oregano
1/4 tsp Thyme
3/4 tsp Salt
Dash Pepper
1/4 lb Sliced Mushroom

*** Heat oil in large skillet. Add chicken pieces, brown and set aside. Add onion, green pepper and garlic; cook until onion is tender. Force Italian plum tomatoes through a strainer. Add tomato liquid, parsley, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper to skillet. Cook over low heat for 15 minutes; stir occasionally. Add chicken; cover and cook over low heat 45 minutes. Stir occasionally. Add mushrooms. Cook uncovered 15 minutes or until sauce is desired consistency.

Yield: 4 Servings

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana