Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon
Episode: Stews
Chicken Cacciatore
Total:
1 hr 35 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 35 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

In a shallow dish, combine the flour with 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon pepper. Sprinkle the chicken pieces with 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Working in batches, dredge the chicken pieces in the flour mixture, turn to coat and shake off the excess flour.

Heat the oil in a large heavy-bottomed saute pan or Dutch-oven over medium heat. Start browning the chicken in the pan a few pieces at a time to avoid overcrowding. Cook the chicken 5 minutes on each side. Remove and transfer the chicken to a plate.

In the same pan, add the mushroom, onion, red bell pepper, and garlic and saute just until tender. Add the wine and simmer until reduced by half. Add the broth, tomatoes, and oregano. Return the chicken pieces to the pan and turn them to coat in the sauce. Add the thyme to the sauce and bring the mixture to a simmer. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and cover. Continue simmering the mixture for 40 minutes, or until tender.

Serve the chicken cacciatore with crusty Italian bread, over pasta, or over polenta and garnish with fresh basil.

Cook's Note

There are many variations of this dish based on the regions of Italy. In Southern Italy they use red wine and in Northern Italy they use white. Try both to determine your preference. Cacciatore Variations: Veal Cacciatore: substitute veal for the chicken pieces and replace the red wine with white wine.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Marsala

Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Perfect Roast Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Buffalo Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chinese Chicken Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chicken Parmesan

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Tequila Lime Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chicken Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chicken Tetrazzini

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Plaster Chocolate Cake 05:58

This cake is so rich and creamy that Raiza Costa wants to plaster the world with it.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking