Quick Chicken Cacciatore

chicken-cacciatore Photo: Leigh Beisch


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken- breast halves
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small yellow or green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 cups sliced crimini mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato-and-basil pasta sauce (such as Classico)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper over chicken; cook 4 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to a plate; set aside.

2. Combine bell pepper and mushrooms in skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add wine; cook 2 minutes. Stir in sauce; heat through. Return chicken to skillet; reduce heat and simmer, turning once, 4 minutes or until cooked through. Top with parsley.

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  • Make Quick Chicken Cacciatore, a hunter-style dish with fresh herbs and tomato sauce, for a hearty spin on chicken.
  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast with 1/4 cup sauce)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 250
Fat per serving: 6g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 3g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 31g
Carbohydrate per serving: 11g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 78mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 567mg
Calcium per serving: 88mg

Good to Know

Whip up this protein-packed chicken dish, full of flavor. Add a side of whole-grain rice, pasta, or a multigrain roll. Fiber helps you feel fuller longer.

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