Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 50 mins
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6


  • 2 -3 lbs chicken thighs or wings or a mixture of both
  • 2- 3 tbsp. Borsari Olive Oil
  • Borsari Original Seasoning
  • 1 orange 1 red, 1 green pepper, cored, seeded and cut into strips.
  • 2 medium onions cut into strips.
  • 3 - 4 cloves of garlic minced.
  • 1 - 28 oz. can of crushed tomatoes.
  • 1 - 24 oz. jar of your favorite prepared tomato sauce.


  • Pre-heat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Season chicken generously on all sides with Borsari Original Seasoning. In a large ovenproof frying pan (or Dutch Oven) brown chicken pieces in Borsari Olive Oil on all sides over moderately high heat. Do in batches to avoid crowding. When complete return all chicken to pan.
  • In second pan sauté peppers and onions in olive oil over medium heat until they are softened and slightly browned. About 10 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for 1 additional minute. Add crushed tomatoes and tomato sauce to the peppers and mix.
  • Pour pepper and sauce mixture over the chicken and bring to a simmer. Place in oven covered for 1.5 hours. Adjust oven temperature so that mixture is gently simmering.
  • Correct seasoning, if desired before serving. Serve over pasta or polenta. Sprinkle with fresh grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.


  • For deeper flavor, sear the chicken before placing in slow cooker.
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