CHICKEN CACCIATORE

Susan Din

By
@spatdi

This chicken cooks with peppers, onions tomatoes and mushrooms and is delicious served over pasta or rice. So comforting and satisfying, this dish can be cooked in a crockpot, but if you don't have one, a dutch oven will work just as well.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

SEASON CHICKEN, DREDGE IN FLOUR AND BROWN IN LARGE SKILLET, OR DUTCH OVEN. REMOVE TO A PLATE(DUTCH OVEN METHOD) OR PLACE IN CROCK POT.

8-10
pieces-chicken thighs, and/or legs
1/2-1 c
all purpose flour
salt
pepper
3 Tbsp
olive oil

ADD TO PAN, AND STIR COOKING 1-2 MINUTES

1 medium
onion, sliced
2-3 medium
bell peppers, red/green/yellow, sliced into strips
8 oz
fresh mushrooms, thick sliced or quartered
3-4 clove
garlic-minced, equivilent to 1 tbsp

DEGLAZE PAN - ADD AND SCRAPE UP ANY BITS ON THE PAN, POUR OVER CHICKEN IN CROCK POT/ADD CHICKEN BACK IN TO DUTCH OVEN

1/4 c
red wine(optional) or chicken broth

ADD REMAINING INGREDIENTS TO CROCK POT/DUTCH OVEN OVER CHICKEN. COVER AND COOK 4 HRS ON HIGH/6-8 HRS ON LOW. USE HEAVY LID ON DUTCH OVEN AND BAKE AT 325 3-4 HOURS.

1
bay leaf
1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
26 oz
tomatoes, crushed, canned-or 2 smaller cans whole plum tomatoes, broken up with your hands. you can drain the juice first, if you want less liquid in the finished product.
2 Tbsp
sugar
8-10
fresh basil leaves
1/2-1 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper

ADJUST SEASONING/SALT AND PEPPER. SERVE OVER PASTA OR RICE

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Season Chicken with salt and pepper, dredge in flour-patting off excess flour. In a large skillet or the dutch oven, Heat oil over medium high and brown the chicken on both sides, removing to a plate(for dutch oven) or to the crock pot.
2
Add all the veg to the same pan, and cook stirring for 1-2 minutes.
3
Deglaze with wine or broth, stirring to bring up any bits stuck on the pan. Pour over the chicken in the crock pot. For dutch oven, add chicken back in.
4
Add remaining ingredients over the chicken/veg mix.

In crock pot, cover and cook on low 6-8 hours, or 4 hours on high.

In dutch oven, cover with heavy/tight lid and bake at 325 for 3-4 hours.

Serve over cooked pasta or rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: For Kids