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Chicken Marinara Sauce - Dads That Cook

By Jason Glover

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

 3 tbsp olive oil
 ½ red onion, diced
 3 garlic cloves, minced
 1 lb chicken breast, cut into 1/2" pieces
 1 tsp kosher salt
 1 tsp coarse black pepper
 12 oz canned Italian style stewed tomatoes (or make your own stewed tomatoes if you have time)
 8 oz tomato sauce
 ½ orange bell pepper, diced
 15 cremini mushrooms, diced
 1 tsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
 1 tsp fresh thyme, finely chopped
 1 tsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
 1 tbsp butter
 1 tbsp bacon fat (I save all my bacon fat in a jar after cooking it and store it in the fridge for later use.) If you don't have this, don't worry it's still awesome without it!

1

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.

2

Add the red onion and sauté for a few minutes, until softened.

3

Reduce heat to low, add the garlic, and continue sautéing for a few minutes.

4

Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper, and cook for about 5 minutes.

5

Stir in the stewed tomatoes with all of the juices and the tomato sauce.

6

Add the bell pepper, mushrooms, rosemary, oregano, and thyme. Continue cooking on low for several minutes.

7

Stir in the butter and bacon fat.

8

Mix well and simmer for about 10 minutes.

9

Serve over your favorite pasta noodles and enjoy!

Ingredients

 3 tbsp olive oil
 ½ red onion, diced
 3 garlic cloves, minced
 1 lb chicken breast, cut into 1/2" pieces
 1 tsp kosher salt
 1 tsp coarse black pepper
 12 oz canned Italian style stewed tomatoes (or make your own stewed tomatoes if you have time)
 8 oz tomato sauce
 ½ orange bell pepper, diced
 15 cremini mushrooms, diced
 1 tsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
 1 tsp fresh thyme, finely chopped
 1 tsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
 1 tbsp butter
 1 tbsp bacon fat (I save all my bacon fat in a jar after cooking it and store it in the fridge for later use.) If you don't have this, don't worry it's still awesome without it!

Directions

1

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.

2

Add the red onion and sauté for a few minutes, until softened.

3

Reduce heat to low, add the garlic, and continue sautéing for a few minutes.

4

Add the chicken, season with salt and pepper, and cook for about 5 minutes.

5

Stir in the stewed tomatoes with all of the juices and the tomato sauce.

6

Add the bell pepper, mushrooms, rosemary, oregano, and thyme. Continue cooking on low for several minutes.

7

Stir in the butter and bacon fat.

8

Mix well and simmer for about 10 minutes.

9

Serve over your favorite pasta noodles and enjoy!

Chicken Marinara Sauce

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