Best 5 Chicken Cacciatore Recipes

Spruce up your usual chicken dinners with this "hunter-style" Italian classic that promises bold, flavorful results every time, thanks to a tried-and-true combination of onions, bell peppers and tomatoes. It is a naturally rustic, easy-to-prepare dish that can be made quickly on a hectic weeknight with everyday ingredients. Check out these top chicken cacciatore recipes, and try cook up one for a simple, satisfying dinner tonight.

Fresh white mushrooms offer an earthy taste and texture to Ellie's healthful plate.

Weeknight Cooking

Weeknight Cooking

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RYAN DAUSCH

A splash of red wine boosts the full-bodied cacciatore sauce, made in the slow cooker with rehydrated porcini mushrooms and fresh basil.

Anne adds a hint of heat to her rich, tender chicken by sweating onions with a pinch of red pepper flakes.

For a hearty, well-balanced supper, serve Bobby's herb-scented chicken over al dente spaghetti and top with nutty Parmesan cheese.

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Food Network's Chicken Cacciatore

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Matt Armendariz

Mixing a few spoonfuls of capers into her tomato-white wine sauce gives Giada's cacciatore a subtle salty, briny flavor.

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