Italian Style Chicken in Wine
  Goosecross Cellars Recipe for Zinfandel  
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 pounds chicken pieces
1/2 cup shallots, minced
2 cloves garlic, halved
1 (28 oz) can diced Italian style tomatoes
1 cup Goosecross Zinfandel
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/3 cup parsley, minced

Directions :
Heat oil in a skillet. Brown chicken pieces until golden. Place chicken pieces in a large ovenproof cassarole dish.

In the same skillet, saute shallots and garlic for 3 minutes, adding more oil if necessary. Stir in tomatoes with their liquid, wine, salt and pepper, red pepper, and parsley. Simmer for 10 minutes and pour over chicken.

Bake at 350°F for 1 hour.

Serve over egg noodles or spinach fettucini. Accompany with a green salad and crusty french bread.
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