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
Servings 4
Calories 502 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 cup 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 502 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 144mg48%
Sodium 855mg37%
Potassium 1758mg50%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 53g106%
Vitamin A 1670IU33%
Vitamin C 67.8mg82%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 4.6mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.