Try This Classic Italian Chicken Cacciatore

Are you looking for an easy dish to make for dinner tonight? Look no further as this Italian chicken cacciatore is a delicious meal that will satisfy your whole family.


  • 4-4 1/2 lb bone-in, skin-on chicken pieces, trimmed
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons dried rosemary
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 28 oz canned diced tomatoes with liquid
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup diced red and yellow bell peppers 


  1. Start by adding salt and pepper to the chicken to your taste.
  2. Prepare a braising pan and add the olive oil. Turn on the stove to medium and let the oil heat.
  3. Cook the chicken for 3 minutes per side. When you’re done with the meat transfer it to a plate.
  4. Cook the onions with pepper for about 5 minutes. Next, include the mushrooms and let the ingredients sautee for 3 more minutes.
  5. Transfer the ingredients to one side of the pan and add the capers, rosemary, and garlic to the other.
  6. Cook them for 1 minute while also mixing constantly.
  7. Add in the wine and cook for 3 minutes.
  8. Pour in the chicken broth and tomatoes together with the liquid and the bay leaf. Wait for the mixture to start boiling and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Include the chicken to the sauce, let it simmer with a lid for at least 45 minutes up to 2 hours.
  10. When the time is up, serve it with grated parmesan and fresh parsley. Enjoy your chicken cacciatore.