This Chicken and Sausage with Porcini Mushrooms is made with a whole chicken, sausage, porcini mushrooms, tomatoes, and simmered for 2 hours.
If you want to make this Chicken and Sausage with Porcini Mushrooms, the key ingredient is the porcini mushroom. Porcini mushrooms are a delicacy in Italy - they hail as the most rewarding of all fungi in the kitchen for its taste and versatility.
How to make Chicken and Sausage with Porcini Mushrooms
Start by placing the porcini mushrooms in a bowl of water and let it sit for 15 minutes. Then put a filter on top of a bowl and pour the porcini mushrooms through the filter so the liquid falls into the bowl. Chop the porcini mushrooms and keep the liquid.
In a deep large pan and on medium high heat, throw 1 tablespoon of oil and the whole onion. Stir and cook for 15 minutes and then remove to a bowl.
Using the same pan, throw 1 tablespoon of oil and brown the chunks of chicken, about 8 minutes on each side. Remove the chicken and set aside in a bowl.
In the same pan, add oil and the sausage. You will be browning the sausages for 10 minutes!
After 10 minutes, add the cooked onions, the browned chicken, the chopped porcini mushrooms, the filtered liquid of the porcini mushrooms, the can of diced tomatoes, the bay leaves, and the rosemary. Add salt and pepper as desired. Change to medium low temperature and cover for 1 hour.
Optional: after 1 hour, there will be oil on the surface of the dish. Feel free to take a spoon and scoop it out.
Garnish with parsley and serve with polenta.Print