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Chicken Cacciatore recipe

Delicious Chicken CacciatoreI have cooked chicken about a thousand different ways and my favorites tend to be those that keep the chicken the juiciest.  This dish has succulent chicken that’s cooked in Mezzetta Pasta Sauce alongside Onions, Bell Peppers, Chicken Broth and Kalamata Olives.  The tastes dance together and the olives give a bit of salt.  The taste is on another level than what you’d expect, but it has the flavor of something out of an expensive restaurant.  The dish is simple to prepare and tastes amazing.

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Chicken Cacciatore recipe


Chicken Cacciatore recipe

Chicken Cacciatore recipe


Chicken Cacciatore recipeBe sure to check out this Polenta Parmesan with Chicken Sausage and Zucchini and hope you enjoy this Delicious Chicken Cacciatore recipe

Delicious Chicken Cacciatore
Author: Posh Journal
  • 1 lb of chicken with skin on
  • 2 Tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion
  • Fresh Red Bell Pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted chicken stock
  • 1 jar of Mezzetta Napa Valley Homemade Marinara Pasta Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons minced fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley/ Dry parsley
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3 Cloves Garlic mince
  • 1 cup of Kalimata Olives
  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper
  2. Heat up the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Cook chicken for about 5 minute per side
  4. Add onion and garlic, cook until translucent
  5. Add Kalimata olive, red bell pepper, wine, chicken stock and pasta sauce. Bring to boil
  6. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer until the chicken is moist
  7. Transfer the chicken to a plate and sprinkle with fresh/dry parsley


Chicken CacciatoreThis recipe is adapted from Mezzetta
Today’s post is sponsored by Mezzetta, but my love for their Napa Valley Homemade pasta sauce is all my own!

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  • Reply Robin Rue (@massholemommy) Sep 7, 2015 at 5:38 pm

    Growing up in an Italian household, we ate this a lot. My kids are fussy and don’t love it, but I make it every once in a while.

  • Reply Shann Eva Sep 7, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    Yum. This looks really, really great. My kids love chicken, so this would be a great dinner.

  • Reply kitchnwhisperer Sep 7, 2015 at 9:26 pm

    That looks delicious and so easy to make. Really appreciate that!

  • Reply Joely Smith Sep 8, 2015 at 2:05 am

    Believe it or not I have never had Chicken Cacciatore! I hear everyone raving about it so I will try this recipe. It looks DELICIOUS! Thank you for putting it out here for us!

    • Reply Robin Rue (@massholemommy) Sep 11, 2015 at 9:57 am

      What? You should totally try it. It’s a really great chicken dish!

  • Reply Dawn McAlexander Sep 8, 2015 at 2:18 am

    I don’t think I have ever eaten Chicken Cacciatore. I am not even sure that I knew what it was. But it looks awesome, so I will try it soon.

  • Reply Claudette Esterine Sep 8, 2015 at 2:51 am

    I don’t think I have had this before…will be added to my virtual recipe book!

  • Reply Elizabeth O. Sep 8, 2015 at 4:13 am

    It looks really festive for a meal but seems simple enough to do. Thanks for the recipe!

  • Reply Dogvills Sep 8, 2015 at 9:22 am

    That looks mouth watering! I can’t wait to make this for my family.

  • Reply victoria Sep 8, 2015 at 12:30 pm

    Sounds delicious, I am finding for a new recipe for our family dinner today I’m so glad that you share it, i love the new recipe it saves my day

  • Reply Jennifer Clay Sep 8, 2015 at 9:12 pm

    Oh wow! This looks so good! I have never made a cacciatore before! I am going to give this a try! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

  • Reply Jonathan Key Sep 9, 2015 at 2:15 am

    This looks absolutely delicious! Wow! Found a new recipe for this week.

  • Reply Angie | Big Bear's Wife Sep 10, 2015 at 8:18 pm

    I’m all about chicken dishes and I could literally eat chicken every night of the week haha! I’ve had that Mezzetta Pasta Sauce before and it’s out of this world good! Love how simple this is to make! Pinning this now!

  • Reply Ourfamilyworld Sep 11, 2015 at 12:16 am

    I’ve had this before, but I have never tried making it. I was just thinking of having chicken for dinner and you just gave me an idea. I love that the recipe sounds so simple.

  • Reply Notorious Spinks Sep 11, 2015 at 2:01 am

    First, I am jealous that you have a Trader Joes in your city. This looks so good. I’m doing a low carb way of eating and this looks like it may fit my menu. I’ll have to see how many carbs the sauce has but it looks good.

  • Reply tammileetips Sep 11, 2015 at 5:15 am

    I have not been to Trader Joes in forever! This sauce sounds amazing I love pasta and a good sauce is a must have. This looks like a great dinner recipe that my husband would love!

  • Reply rochkirstin Sep 11, 2015 at 7:03 am

    Wow, this really looks like a delicious meal for the family to share. It’s great to be eaten with rice because I’m sure that the marinara pasta sauce is super tasty. I like that you added dry white wine to add to the flavor. Yellow onions and garlic are other spices that will surely stand out as well.

  • Reply Katie Garvin Sep 11, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    This recipe looks SOOOO yummy — I love cooking with chicken, so this is right up my alley. Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Alex (Lamb & Bear) Sep 11, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    This looks absolutely delicious, although I’d have to take the olives out! Or the hubby can pinch mine 😉 xx

  • Reply Melissa Sep 11, 2015 at 2:40 pm

    This looks like a tasty meal that would be easy to have any day of the week, I would prepare it when we are needing a quick dinner that is sure to satisfy the whole family. It looks amazing, I know my family will love it!

  • Reply Cara (@StylishGeek) Sep 11, 2015 at 3:38 pm

    What a delectable dish and you make it so simple to make! I love chicken cacciatore, but have to admit I haven’t made it for my family. Will try your recipe definitely! 🙂

  • Reply tara pittman Sep 11, 2015 at 5:55 pm

    These sauces sound amazing. I would make lasgana with them.

  • Reply Kathy Ngo Sep 12, 2015 at 2:08 am

    If I cook something like this, my family will just faint from surprise. Hahaha. It does look pretty simple to make but it looks like you exerted a lot of effort. I like cooking food like this. It’s like effortless but people go oooohhhh and aaaahhhh. 🙂

  • Reply Shann Eva Sep 12, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    I showed this to my husband, and ge wants it for dinner this week.

  • Reply Jeanine Sep 12, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    I absolutely love chicken cacciatore. I haven’t made it in so long though, it looks wonderful.

  • Reply The Trophy WifeStyle Sep 12, 2015 at 6:30 pm

    Ooooo this looks so yummy!!! I so need to give this recipe a try!

  • Reply RonRon Sep 13, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    I am craving for this one right now. Oh my, so love them all!

  • Reply Jonathan Key Sep 13, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    We love chicken in our family. This looks so delicious!

  • Reply Karlyn Sep 15, 2015 at 2:46 am

    OMG!! You make me hungry right now, I wanna grab it from my screen lol. I’m gonna try your fantastic recipe.

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