The secret to this juicy chicken? Allowing the thighs to simmer in the sauce for the last 20 minutes of cooking time. Peppers, onions and garlic suffuse the chicken with flavor.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

30 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Sprinkle chicken thighs lightly with salt and cracked black pepper. Cook chicken thighs in hot oil just until browned, turning once. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.

Instructions Checklist
  • Add mushrooms, sweet pepper, carrot, and garlic to skillet; cook for 4 minutes. Add wine. Simmer, uncovered, until liquid is nearly evaporated. Add tomatoes, onions, oregano, and the 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper, stirring to combine. Return chicken to skillet. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until chicken is done (180°F). Stir in balsamic vinegar. Season to taste with additional salt. If desired, sprinkle with olives and parsley before serving.


Typical Chicken Cacciatore: 1520 calories, 96 g fat (Buca di Beppo)

Nutrition Facts

317 calories; total fat 9g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 129mg; sodium 609mg; potassium 879mg; carbohydrates 23g; fiber 4g; sugar 11g; protein 31g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 3013IU; vitamin c 51mg; thiaminmg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 10mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 44mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 141mg; iron 3mg.