Classic Chicken Cacciatore Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time55 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Roasting chicken3 1⁄2 Pound, skinned and cut into 8 pieces (1 Whole)
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
 Celery stalk1 , chopped
 Tomatoes3 , skinned and chopped
 Red bell pepper1⁄2 , deseeded and cut into small strips
 Chopped parsley2 Tablespoon
 Dried basil1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Pinch
 Red wine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1097 Calories from Fat 724

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g124.1%

Saturated Fat 23.5 g117.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 305.9 mg

Sodium 535.4 mg22.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.3%

Sugars 6.8 g

Protein 70 g140.7%

Vitamin A 53.6% Vitamin C 80.9%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 28.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat the olive oil and butter in a large pan.
2. Fry the chicken pieces, a few at a time, until golden-brown. Place on a plate when fried.
3. Add the onion and garlic to the pan, and fry until golden.
4. Add the celery, tomatoes, pepper strips, parsley, basil, seasonings and sugar.
5. Pour in 14 cup of the wine. Heat until bubbling.
6. Add the chicken pieces and remaining wine.
7. Cover the pan, reduce the heat and simmer 40 to 50 minutes or until chicken is tender. Add a little more wine or some chicken stock while cooking if needed to prevent drying out.