Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore With Potatoes Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore With Potatoes Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore With Potatoes

Enjoy this dish prepared in an authentic hunter style. For this Italian chicken cacciatore dish, we are using the basics: onion, garlic, and some herbs.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 10 minutes



  • 6chicken thighsbone-in, skin on or off
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 2lbsbaby potatoesquartered
  • 2tbspgarlicminced
  • 1mediumonionroughly chopped
  • 1smallyellow pepper
  • 1smallred pepper
  • 2carrotspeeled and sliced
  • 14ozcrushed tomatoes
  • 14oztomato passata
  • 150mlred wine
  • 2tbsptomato paste
  • 2tbspparsleyfreshly chopped
  • 1tspdried basil
  • 1tspdried oregano
  • 1beef bouillon cubecrushed
  • 1tspsalt
  • pepper
  • ½tspred pepper flakesoptional
  • 1cupmushroomssliced
  • ½cuppitted black olives


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat a small amount of oil in a pan or skillet.

  2. Sear skin-side down first for 3 minutes, until deep golden brown. Rotate and sear the other side for a further 3 minutes.

  3. Arrange the potatoes in a 6qt slow cooker bowl in a single layer. Place the chicken over the potatoes and add the rest of the ingredients over the chicken.

  4. Stir to combine; cover and cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 8 hours, until the chicken is tender and falling off the bone.

  5. Add in the mushrooms and olives in the last 30 minutes of cooking.

  6. Season with extra salt if desired, and serve.


  • Calories: 711.62kcal
  • Fat: 38.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.96g
  • Fiber: 9.05g
  • Sugar: 10.76g
  • Protein: 39.32g
  • Cholesterol: 189.16mg
  • Sodium: 1434.90mg
  • Calcium: 123.95mg
  • Potassium: 1881.63mg
  • Iron: 6.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 273.99µg
  • Vitamin C: 107.96mg
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