Chicken cacciatore on grey plate served over pasta

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Enjoy a lean version of your favorite 'hunter-style' chicken in this Chicken Cacciatore with mushrooms, onions, and red bell pepper.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Calories 2003 kcal
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  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in two
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 8 oz cremini mushroom quartered
  • 1 small yellow onion sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine or ginger ale
  • 15 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 15 oz diced tomatoes drained
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cyo fresh parsley chopped for Garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Heat oil in a large oven safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with salt and pepper and then dredge in the flour. Brown chicken for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden. Set aside on a plate.
  4. Add the mushrooms to the skillet and cook for 5-8 minutes until browned. Then, add the onion, bell pepper, and cook for another 5 minutes or until they begin to soften. Add the garlic and cook another minute.

  5. Pour in the wine and bring to a simmer. Add the broth, crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, and all the spices. Bring to a simmer, add the chicken, spoon a little of the sauce over the tops and then place the pan in the oven. Cook for 35-45 minutes until internal chicken temperature is 165 degrees.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve over pasta or rice.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Cacciatore Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2003 Calories from Fat 612
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 68g 105%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 578mg 193%
Sodium 3412mg 142%
Potassium 6949mg 199%
Total Carbohydrates 112g 37%
Dietary Fiber 19g 76%
Sugars 42g
Protein 215g 430%
Vitamin A 108.2%
Vitamin C 304.7%
Calcium 43.3%
Iron 96.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.