If you have a penchant for Italian cuisine, the timeless classic chicken cacciatore, also known as hunter-style chicken, is a must-make. This simple dish of chicken braised in a savory tomato-based sauce originated during the Renaissance era. Legend has it that weary hunters returned from their exploits to find solace in this hearty concoction simmering over open flames. With this rustic, one-pot recipe, you can offer a journey through flavor to your hungry loved ones tired out from a long day.
Classic Chicken Cacciatore
In French oven pot over medium-high heat on stovetop, sauté chicken in olive oil 10 minutes. Add onions and peppers and sauté another 10 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients, cover and lower heat to simmer 1 hour.
Serve dish with crusty bread or over pasta.