Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore Recipe
Lee Harrelson
This slow-cooker version of the classic Italian chicken dish is perfect for busy weeknights. Cook the chicken in the slow cooker, then serve over cooked noodles or rice.


Serves 4 to 6

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1 large onion, thinly sliced
3 to 4 pounds bone-in chicken thighs
Two 6-ounce cans tomato paste
Two 4-ounce cans sliced mushrooms
1 green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 to 4 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 tablespoon sweet paprika
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon celery powder
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt, or more to taste
1/2 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)


1. Layer onion over bottom of a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add chicken pieces to cooker. Combine next 12 ingredients and red pepper, if using; pour over chicken in cooker. Cover and cook on Low 7 to 9 hours or on High 3 to 4 hours.

2. Serve over pasta or rice.