Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Skillet Chicken Cacciatore

Cacciatore, an Italian term, refers to a food made with tomatoes, herbs and sometimes wine.

15 min. prep time
6 servings
252 Ratings


3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 (14-ounce) jar pasta or spaghetti sauce
1/2 cup dry red wine or chicken broth
1 small (1 cup) zucchini, sliced
Hot cooked angel hair pasta (capellini), if desired


Place flour into large resealable plastic food bag; add chicken pieces. Seal bag tightly; shake to coat chicken.

Melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken and garlic. Cook over medium heat, turning occasionally, 12-15 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned. Drain off fat.

Combine spaghetti sauce and wine in bowl; pour over chicken. Continue cooking 5-7 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil.

Reduce heat to low; add zucchini. Cover; cook 25-30 minutes or until chicken is tender. Serve over pasta, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving without pasta)

Calories: 340

Fat: 18g

Cholesterol: 110mg

Sodium: 480mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 29g

Recipe #8220©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

The family loves this!!!!! Easy receipe!!!!
I added some fresh mushrooms to this also, it's a great way to "hide" vegetables. Just chop them into very small pieces and it disguises the taste!!!

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