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Chicken Cacciatore

Experience the rustic flavors of Italy with this hearty Chicken Cacciatore dish, featuring tender chicken simmered in a rich tomato sauce with bell peppers, onions, and olives. It's a one-pot wonder that'll transport your taste buds straight to the Italian countryside!

Tasty Team
96% would make again
Chicken Cacciatore


for 4 servings

  • 1 ½ lb chicken thighs (680 g)
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 8 oz baby bella mushrooms (225 g), sliced
  • ½ medium yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary
  • ½ cup red wine (120 g)
  • 14 oz diced tomatoes (400 g)
  • 1 cup chicken stock (240 g)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh parsley (10 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 318
  • Fat 15g
  • Carbs 18g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Protein 27g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Liberally season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper.
  2. In a 4-quart high-walled skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook 3-4 minutes per side, until lightly browned. Transfer to a bowl.
  3. Add another tablespoon of olive oil to the pan, then add the mushrooms. Lightly season with salt and pepper, then cook until mushrooms begin to brown, about 5 minutes. Transfer the mushrooms to the bowl with the chicken.
  4. Add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil to the pan, then add the onion and red bell pepper and season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat until the onion and pepper begin to brown, 5–7 minutes.
  5. Create a well in the middle of pan and add the tomato paste, then cook for about 1 minute before mixing together with the onions and peppers.
  6. Add the garlic, oregano, red pepper flakes, and rosemary and stir to combine before adding the red wine. Use the moisture from the red wine to scrape up any stuck-on bits from the bottom of the pan. Cook until the wine is reduced by half.
  7. Add the diced tomatoes and chicken stock and bring to a simmer.
  8. Place the chicken and mushrooms on top of the simmering sauce, pouring in any accumulated juices from the bowl. Sprinkle with the parsley.
  9. Cover and cook for12 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F (75°C).
  10. Serve chicken and sauce over pasta or with bread alongside.
  11. Enjoy!
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Chicken Cacciatore