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Chicken Cacciatore (part 1)

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Cozy and comforting Chicken Cacciatore or Hunter's Stew! One pot, onions, wine and braised chicken is the perfect meal on a cold winters day.
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chianti, Chicken Cacciatore, herb, marinade, wine
Servings 6 servings
Calories 211
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 4 to 4½ pounds chicken breasts, thighs and drumsticks; bone-in and skin on
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 8 bay leaves
  • 1/2 bottle of chianti red wine


  • Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper and place them into a re-sealable plastic bag.
  • Add the fresh bay leaves, rosemary sprigs, crushed garlic and cover with the wine.
  • Seal and refrigerate for at least 2-4 hours or overnight.


*Optional: If you would like to reduce the amount of wine, try using 1 cup of wine with 1 cup of water or chicken stock.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 111IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg