Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Chicken cacciatore is a mixed chicken and vegetable preparation made with tomato sauce. Herbed and cooked with garlic for flavor, the chicken cacciatore can be served over rice with noodles or as desired.


Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMain Ingredient


 Young chicken3 Pound, disjointed (1 Piece, Ready To Cook)
 Salad oil1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Onions2 Medium, cut in 1/4 inch slices
 Canned tomatoes1 Pound (1 Can)
 Canned seasoned tomato sauce8 Ounce (1 Can)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Celery seed1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Bay leaves2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3583 Calories from Fat 2246

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 258 g396.5%

Saturated Fat 58 g290.2%

Trans Fat 1.3 g

Cholesterol 1080 mg

Sodium 6528.1 mg272%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.7%

Dietary Fiber 21.2 g84.7%

Sugars 27.4 g

Protein 245 g489%

Vitamin A 89.2% Vitamin C 156.4%

Calcium 39.9% Iron 68.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Brown chicken in hot salad oil, then remove.
Add onions and cook over low heat or coals till golden but not brown.
Drain off excess fat.
Add remaining ingredients.
Add chicken and simmer covered 15 minutes; uncover and cook, turning chicken in sauce occasionally, till chicken is tender and sauce is thick (consistency of catsup), about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Skim off excess fat and remove bay leaf before serving.