Chicken Cacciatore just like your Mom used to make.

You may never have tried Chicken Cacciatore, but it is a wonderful stewed chicken dish.  What makes this recipe unique is that you can use whole chicken pieces saving you money, and with a some cooked pasta you will have a full meal.  This is a tomato sauce that is spicy and filled with wonderful vegetables. 

chiken cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

chicken cacciatore in a skillet

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore is a classic Italian dish of chicken stewed with tomatoes, onions, and mushrooms.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Cacciatore, Chicken Recipes
Servings: 8
Calories: 645kcal


  • 6 pounds chicken pieces
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup sliced onion
  • 1 pinch ground red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup tomato pulp
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms


  • Brown chicken parts in olive oil over low heat until golden brown.
  • Add onion, red pepper, black pepper, salt, parsley, garlic, and bay leaves. Cover pan and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add wine and cook on low for 15 minutes.
  • Add tomato pulp and add sliced mushrooms and let cook slowly for 20 minutes or until mushrooms are done. Serve hot.


Calories: 645kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 173mg | Sodium: 458mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 7.2mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2.6mg
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About Stephanie

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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