Recipe: Yummy Chicken Cacciatore

  • 2 min read
  • Jun 08, 2021

Chicken Cacciatore. Serve scattered with basil, with your favourite veg, if you like. Either way, the tomatoes need to be very red and ripe. This recipe is from Delia's Complete How to Cook.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan (one with a cover/lid). Fry the chicken pieces until they are browned on both sides. Chicken cacciatora seems to be reasonably well known in Britain because it's the classic pre-packed dish you find in Italian food ranges in supermarkets (which, to be honest, never taste of much). You can cook Chicken Cacciatore using 18 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Chicken Cacciatore

  1. Prepare of chicken drum sticks.
  2. You need of can crushed tomato.
  3. You need of chopped bell pepper.
  4. Prepare of chopped onion.
  5. Prepare of garlic powder.
  6. Prepare of onion powder.
  7. You need of ground oregano.
  8. You need of oj.
  9. Prepare of Salt.
  10. It’s of black pepper.
  11. Prepare of Italian seasoning.
  12. You need of brown sugar.
  13. It’s of Oil for searing chicken and veggies.
  14. It’s of spaghetti noodle.
  15. You need of butter.
  16. You need of parsley.
  17. It’s of Salt for noodles.
  18. It’s of Parmesan cheese.

Chicken thighs are braised in a sauce of tomatoes, stock and white wine with plenty of herbs. The crispy chicken skin garnish is optional, but elevates this rustic dish to become something with a little wow factor. Spread the onion out in the pan, then lay the chicken breasts on top. Remove the chicken and set aside on a plate.

Chicken Cacciatore step by step

  1. In a large pot over med high heat sear chicken till golden but not fully cooked..
  2. Remove chicken. Set aside.
  3. Wash your pot to re use.
  4. Add oil for veggies add onions and peppers and saute till onions are translucent but not caramelized..
  5. Add orange juice to the veggies cook for 2 min..
  6. Over low med heat add crushed tomato, garlic powder, onion powder, brown sugar, salt, oregano, pepper and Italian seasoning (stir).
  7. Add chicken drum sticks stir to coat chicken. With tomato pasta sauce..
  8. Cover and cook on low for 30-min till chicken is fully cooked.
  9. While chicken Cacciatore is cooking you want to cook your pasta as it says on the directions of package. If possible take one cup of your pasta water and add it to your chicken cacciatore.
  10. Once your pasta is cooked and strained carfully mix in butter salt garlic and parsley..
  11. On a glass plate add pasta Chicken Cacciatore sauce and a drumstick sprinkle parmesan cheese on top and enjoy.

Rub the chicken thighs with a little olive oil, season well, then fry in the frying pan until golden brown all over. Pollo alla cacciatora, or hunter's chicken, is such a stalwart of the traditional Italian restaurant menu in this country that it wasn't until I came to write this piece that I paused to wonder why. Chicken Cacciatore is an authentic Italian chicken recipe comprising chicken thighs, red peppers, tomatoes and capers. You'll learn what to serve with chicken cacciatore too! Chicken Cacciatore Cacciatore means hunterin Italian, and alla cacciatora translates to a 'hunter-style' meal with chicken (or rabbit), onions, tomatoes, herbs, vegetables, and usually wine or vinegar.