Stovetop Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Stovetop Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

How To Make Stovetop Chicken Cacciatore

This stovetop chicken cacciatore promises a hearty and filling Italian dish made with herbed chicken tomato sauce that’s served over high fiber pasta.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 6chicken thighs,skin and fat removed
  • olive oil spray
  • 1red bell pepper,chopped
  • 1cupmushrooms,chopped
  • ½onion,chopped
  • 2clovesgarlic,finely chopped
  • 28ozcrushed tomatoes,(1 can)
  • ¼cupfat-free chicken broth,more if needed
  • 1tspdried oregano leaves
  • ¼cupfresh basil leaves,chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • 6cupshigh fiber,(12 oz), cooked, or whole wheat pasta


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper.

  2. In a large heavy sauté pan, heat the pan over a medium-high flame and spray with cooking oil.

  3. Add the chicken pieces to the pan and sauté just until brown, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.

  4. Add the peppers, onion, and garlic to the pan and sauté over medium heat for about 3 to 4 minutes until the onion is tender then add mushrooms and cook another 2 to 3 minutes.

  5. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Add the tomatoes, broth, and oregano.

  7. Cover the pan and bring the sauce to a simmer.

  8. Continue simmering over low heat for about 25 minutes until the chicken is just cooked through.

  9. Add the chopped basil 5 minutes before sauce is done.

  10. Serve over whole wheat or high fiber pasta. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 530.18kcal
  • Fat: 37.21g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.47g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.24g
  • Fiber: 3.62g
  • Sugar: 7.51g
  • Protein: 35.21g
  • Cholesterol: 189.44mg
  • Sodium: 895.39mg
  • Calcium: 74.61mg
  • Potassium: 910.52mg
  • Iron: 3.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 93.27µg
  • Vitamin C: 39.03mg
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