Paleo Chicken Cacciatore

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This classic Italian dish, also called hunter’s stew, is cooked slowly until the chicken is falling off the bone.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1 whole chicken, cut up
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cans (15 oz.) stewed tomatoes
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 Tbsp. capers

Directions

  • Heat oil in a medium-size frying pan over medium-high heat. Brown chicken thoroughly, about 10 minutes. Remove chicken from pan. Add onion, red bell pepper, and garlic to the hot pan; sauté until onion is tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes, broth, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and bay leaf. Add chicken back into the pan with sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 40–45 minutes. Stir in capers. Remove bay leaf from the sauce before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1 whole chicken, cut up
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cans (15 oz.) stewed tomatoes
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 Tbsp. capers

Directions

  • Heat oil in a medium-size frying pan over medium-high heat. Brown chicken thoroughly, about 10 minutes. Remove chicken from pan. Add onion, red bell pepper, and garlic to the hot pan; sauté until onion is tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes, broth, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and bay leaf. Add chicken back into the pan with sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 40–45 minutes. Stir in capers. Remove bay leaf from the sauce before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories420
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium1000mg
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars9g
Protein34g