by Mel Alce
This is a family recipe at the Alce’s. It’s an Italian recipe that is referred to as the Christmas Chicken because of the red and green ingredients.
2 large onions
1 large carrot
3 cloves of garlic
2 sticks of celery
2 jars of Pasata
2 tbsp sugar
Salt & Pepper
3 chicken doubles
Note: This dish serves 14 people.
Chop the garlic and onions finely and place in a frying pan with a splash of oil. Sweat them down until clear. Dice carrot and celery and add to the pan. Add the pasata, sugar and herbs and stir until when mixed.
Slice up the zucchini and capsicum and fry on grill until charred.
Clean up the chicken, slice into strips of about the same size and fry in a pan with oil.
In a large baking dish place a layer of chicken strips, a layer of zucchini and capsicum, then a final layer of chicken.
Pour the sauce on top.
Place in the oven for around an hour on 160degrees.