Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore, a rustic Italian dish, traces its origins back to the countryside where hunters would prepare meals with freshly caught game birds simmered in tomatoes, herbs, and wine. Over time, the recipe evolved to include chicken as a more accessible and widely available protein, becoming a beloved staple of Italian-American cuisine.

Prep Time45 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 30 mins
AuthorPeterYields2 ServingsCategory,

Ingredients

Sear
 1 whole chicken breast(bone in)
  cup all-purpose flour(just to coat chicken)
Sauté
 2 tbsp olive oil
 1 medium onion(diced)
 2 celery stalks (sliced)
 2 carrots(diced)
...standalone version
 2 potatoes(diced)
 ½ tsp rosemary
...pasta version
 2 mushrooms(sliced)
 olives(optional)
 ½ tsp oregano
...add
 ½ cup white wine(deglaze)
 250 g whole tomatoes(fresh or from can, blitzed)
 ½ tsp salt & peper(to taste)
Chicken Cacciatore

Directions

Sear
1

  • Prepare wide stainless steel pot.
  • Coat chicken lightly in flour.
  • Sear the chicken till well browned.
  • Once done remove from pot and set aside.

Sauté
2

You can make this dish with spaghetti or stand alone.

  • Sauté vegetables in the same pot.
  • Choose your version and sear all ingredients.
  • Lastly adding herbs.

Deglaze
3

  • Deglaze with white wine scraping all the fond.
  • Add blitzed tomatoes, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to simmer.

Cook
4

You can finish this on stove or in oven.

  • Cover and cook until meat registers 165F / 73C.
  • Oven takes approximately 45 minutes on 356F or 180C.
  • On stove use instant read thermometer.

Finish
5

  • Serve with spaghetti or stand alone with bread.
  • Garnish with herbs of your choice.

Ingredients

Sear
 1 whole chicken breast(bone in)
  cup all-purpose flour(just to coat chicken)
Sauté
 2 tbsp olive oil
 1 medium onion(diced)
 2 celery stalks (sliced)
 2 carrots(diced)
...standalone version
 2 potatoes(diced)
 ½ tsp rosemary
...pasta version
 2 mushrooms(sliced)
 olives(optional)
 ½ tsp oregano
...add
 ½ cup white wine(deglaze)
 250 g whole tomatoes(fresh or from can, blitzed)
 ½ tsp salt & peper(to taste)

Directions

Sear
1

  • Prepare wide stainless steel pot.
  • Coat chicken lightly in flour.
  • Sear the chicken till well browned.
  • Once done remove from pot and set aside.

Sauté
2

You can make this dish with spaghetti or stand alone.

  • Sauté vegetables in the same pot.
  • Choose your version and sear all ingredients.
  • Lastly adding herbs.

Deglaze
3

  • Deglaze with white wine scraping all the fond.
  • Add blitzed tomatoes, salt and pepper.
  • Bring to simmer.

Cook
4

You can finish this on stove or in oven.

  • Cover and cook until meat registers 165F / 73C.
  • Oven takes approximately 45 minutes on 356F or 180C.
  • On stove use instant read thermometer.

Finish
5

  • Serve with spaghetti or stand alone with bread.
  • Garnish with herbs of your choice.

Chicken Cacciatore

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