Chicken Ragu Recipe

Chicken Ragu is a hearty and flavorful Italian dish made with tender chicken, aromatic vegetables, and a rich tomato sauce. This comforting dish is perfect for a cozy dinner and can be served over pasta or polenta. The chicken is simmered in the sauce until it becomes tender and infused with the flavors of the vegetables and herbs. With its delicious combination of flavors, Chicken Ragu is sure to become a family favorite.

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Ingredients for Chicken Ragu Recipe

  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 Carrots, Diced
  • 1/2 Celery Stalks, Diced
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 Chicken Thighs, Bone In And Skin
  • 1/4 can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.13 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Basil
  • as per your need Cooked Pasta Or Polenta, For Serving
  • as per your need Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese, For Garnish
  • as needed Chopped Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Chicken Ragu Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add diced onions, carrots, and celery, and cook until softened.
  • STEP 2.Add minced garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add chicken pieces and brown them on all sides.
  • STEP 4.Pour in crushed tomatoes, chicken broth, and season with salt, pepper, dried oregano, and basil.
  • STEP 5.Bring the mixture to a simmer, cover the pot, and let it cook for about 1 hour until the chicken is tender and the flavors have melded together.
  • STEP 6.Remove the chicken from the pot and shred it using two forks. Return the shredded chicken to the pot and stir well.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Chicken Ragu over cooked pasta or polenta, and garnish with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add a splash of red wine to the sauce while it simmers.
  • If you prefer a smoother sauce, you can use an immersion blender to puree the vegetables before adding the chicken back in.
  • Leftover Chicken Ragu can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, simply warm it up on the stovetop or in the microwave, adding a splash of water or broth to prevent it from drying out.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Chicken Ragu can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To serve, reheat the Chicken Ragu on the stovetop or in the microwave, adding a splash of water or broth to prevent it from drying out.
  • Serve the Chicken Ragu over cooked pasta or polenta, and garnish with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.
Nutrition
value
204
calories per serving
11 g Fat24 g Protein2 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Carbs
    2g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    2g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    11g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    49mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    111mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    24mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    4mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    38mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    231mg
  • Selenium
    24mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp