Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore


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Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

This is an easy, healthy and tasty chicken dinner where the slow cooker does all the work!
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Cuisine Italian
Servings 6


  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 large package boneless skinless chicken thighs about 1.5 pounds
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ cup marinara sauce
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • ½ red onion sliced
  • 1 clove galirc thinly iced
  • 1 green or red bell pepper sliced
  • Fresh basil
  • Red pepper flakes and Parmesan cheese for serving optional


  • Place flour and salt in a large resealable back. Add chicken and toss to coat.
  • Heat oil in a skillet or slow cooker with a browning function.
  • Shake excess flour from chicken and brown on both sides (it takes about 2 to 3 minutes per side).
  • Add marinara, chicken broth, onion garlic, and pepper.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for 4 hours.
  • Allow to cool for 10 minutes and taste for seasoning; add additional salt if needed and top with fresh basil.
  • Serve with red pepper flakes and Parmesan cheese, if desired.


Calories: 183kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 23gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 99mgSodium: 325mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2g
Keyword chicken cacciatore, slow cooker dinner
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