Charming Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Posted on Mar 6 2014 - 10:16pm by admin

Charming-Chicken-Cacciatore-RecipeCharming Chicken Cacciatore Recipe


  • 4 lbs chicken leg quarters
  • 2.5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 large onion, chopped into 8 pieces
  • 6 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1/2 cup wine (whatever you have left over)
  • 28 oz can whole tomatoes (hunts or imported)
  • 14.5 oz chicken stock (homemade or best you can afford)
  • 4T salt
  • 2T sugar
  • 4T pepper
  • 2T oregano
  • 2T garlic powder
  • olive oil


  1. In a medium size bowl combine flour 2T salt, 2T pepper, 2T sugar and 2T garlic powder. Mix.
  2. Coat chicken pieces in flour mixture.
  3. Heat a dutch oven or heavy sauce pan over medium heat.
  4. Add enough olive oil to coat bottom of pan.
  5. Braise chicken, about 5 minutes on each side. May have to do this in batches.
  6. Remove chicken from pan after browned. (Does not need to be fully cooked)
  7. After all chicken is browned, we must deglaze the pan.
  8. Add wine, and be careful of the steam. Make sure to scrap all the yummy bits off the bottom of the pan.
  9. Add chicken stock.
  10. Add tomatoes, which you will have to crush and you place in pan.
  11. Add 2 T salt, 2T pepper and 2T oregano.
  12. Add onions and garlic.
  13. Bring to a boil, then turn down to simmer.
  14. Add chicken back into liquid.
  15. Simmer for an hour or until the chicken begins to fall off the bone.
  16. Serve over rice or pasta, or with big chunks of bread.

Time: 60 minutes
Serves: 6

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  1. Siewleng January 13, 2016 at 3:48 pm - Reply

    Does the T in the ingredient list stand for tablespoon or teaspoon? and is the oregano fresh or dried?

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