Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Our chicken cacciatore recipe is loaded with fresh vegetables.

This “hunter style” dish is a classic in Italian cooking and after one bite, you’ll understand why.

Our clean-and-lean version of the traditional recipe makes four very hearty servings that will keep you warm in winter.

Freeze leftovers in individual portions for an easy dinner on a busy weeknight.

Pro tip: Chicken cacciatore can be served over brown rice or whole-wheat pasta.

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Chicken Cacciatore

Our chicken cacciatore recipe is loaded with fresh vegetables. This "hunter style" dish is a classic in Italian cooking and after one bite, you'll understand why.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 21 mins
Total Time 31 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 252 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb. raw, boneless, skinless, chicken breast cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium celery stalk, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can whole tomatoes
  • tsp dried basil, crushed
  • Ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 medium eggplant, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 6 fresh parsley sprigs, finely chopped (for garnish, optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add chicken; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  3. Add onion, celery, garlic, bell pepper, and mushrooms. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes or until onion begins to soften.
  4. Add tomatoes, basil, and pepper (if desired); cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes.

  5. Add zucchini and eggplant; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle, and juices run clear.
  6. Garnish with parsley if desired.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is per serving, not including brown rice or whole-wheat pasta.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Cacciatore
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 352mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 13g
Protein 29g 58%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
2 Vegetable
1½ Protein

P90X3 Portions
1 Protein
1 Carb
1½ Fat

Body Beast Portions
3 Vegetable
3 Protein
1 Fat

Container Equivalents
2 Green
1 Red
½ tsp

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A great dinner option. Add an FFC for lunch.

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