There is nothing like Italian comfort food – its hearty and satisfying. Chicken Cacciatore is no different, it’s one of those insanely delicious timeless Mediterranean dish, loved all over the world. Tender juicy chicken pieces, simmered in a rich aromatic and naturally sweet tomato sauce infused with earthy rosemary and subtle hints of garlic.
Why we love this Chicken Cacciatore recipe?
There are a hundreds versions of this chicken cacciatore! Mine adds a healthy twist with skinless, boneless chicken and a splash of balsamic vinegar for that delightful flavour boost!
It is easy to make and loaded with flavour.
This dish is incredibly versatile, allowing you to experiment with various ingredients, such as adding mushrooms or olives
- Easy to make:
With its straightforward cooking process, chicken cacciatore is accessible to both seasoned chefs and cooking novices alike.
- Budget family meal:
The main ingredients are affordable, making it an excellent option for those on a budget or looking for cost-effective meal ideas.
- To make it even more budget friendly:
Opt for less expensive chicken cuts, such as drumsticks or bone in thighs.
Substitute fresh herbs with dried equivalents to achieve similar flavours without breaking the bank. Remember to adjust quantities, you need less dried herbs.
Or even better, start your own herb garden, they are easy to grow and can save you a small fortune.
What ingredients will you need?
- Plain flour
- Garlic powder and Onion powder
- Chicken thigh fillet
- Olive oil
- Red capsicums
- Rosemary and parsley
- White wine or stock
- Balsamic vinegar
- Can crushed tomatoes
- Chicken stock
- Bay leaf
- Salt and pepper