Chicken Cacciatore

Oxmoor House
Chicken CacciatoreRecipe

Oxmoor House

The Italian word "cacciatore" translates to "hunter" in English, referring to a dish prepared with tomatoes, mushrooms, and onions–"hunter-style."
8 servings (serving size: 1 thigh and 1 drumstick, about 1 cup vegetable mixture, and 1/2 cup pasta)


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8 bone-in chicken thighs (2 1/4 pounds), skinned
8 bone-in chicken drumsticks (1 3/4 pounds), skinned
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
Cooking spray
1 (8-ounce) package mushrooms, quartered
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 large onion, sliced
1 green bell pepper, vertically sliced
1 red bell pepper, vertically sliced
1/2 cup dry white wine
1.5 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1/3 cup)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
1 (28-ounce) can whole plum tomatoes, undrained and chopped
4 cups hot cooked fettuccine
Chopped fresh thyme (optional)


1. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add half of chicken to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Place chicken in a 5-quart electric slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken. Place mushrooms on top of chicken.

2. Add garlic, onion, and bell peppers to pan; sprinkle vegetables with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring often. Add wine, scraping pan to loosen brown bits. Cook 1 minute. Stir in flour. Stir in oregano, thyme, and tomatoes.

3. Pour tomato mixture over mushrooms in slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 hours or until chicken is very tender. Serve over fettuccine. Sprinkle with additional thyme, if desired.

Created date

October 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 361
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 7.6 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 2.9 g
Polyfat 1.7 g
Protein 32.5 g
Carbohydrate 35.6 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 106 mg
Iron 3.5 mg
Sodium 476 mg
Calcium 59 mg