Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

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Tara Roberts Modified: April 24, 2022
Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

This chicken cacciatore recipe is a slow-cooked version that uses bone-in chicken, mushrooms, bell pepper, and onions in a rich and thick tomato sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 6chicken thighs,bone-in
  • salt & pepper,to taste
  • 1green bell pepper,cored, seeded and diced
  • 1red bell pepper,cored, seeded and diced
  • 1yellow onion,diced
  • 8ozsliced mushrooms
  • 3cloves garlic,minced
  • 14oztomato sauce
  • 14ozdiced tomatoes,with juice
  • ½cupchicken stock
  • 2tspItalian Seasoning
  • ½tspcrushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼cupkalamata olives,drained and pitted or 1½ tbsp capers

Instructions

  1. Season chicken with salt & pepper and cook over medium heat for about 3 to 4 minutes or until skin is browned.

  2. Top the chicken with diced bell peppers, onion, mushrooms, and garlic.

  3. Combine remaining ingredients (except olives) and pour over the vegetables.

  4. Cover the slow cooker and cook on High for 3 to 4 hours or on Low for 7 to 8 hours or until chicken is cooked through.

  5. After 4 hours carefully remove the chicken, add olives (or capers), and stir to combine the sauce.

  6. Serve the chicken over pasta with the sauce from the slow cooker.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 496.67kcal
  • Fat: 33.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.37g
  • Fiber: 4.08g
  • Sugar: 7.33g
  • Protein: 35.64g
  • Cholesterol: 189.74mg
  • Sodium: 1047.96mg
  • Calcium: 68.69mg
  • Potassium: 974.38mg
  • Iron: 3.38mg
  • Vitamin A: 109.60µg
  • Vitamin C: 56.96mg
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