Chicken Cacciatore Over Rice Recipe
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Chicken Cacciatore Over Rice Recipe

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"Not only is this satisfying main dish easy to fix, it tastes fantastic," assures Susan Adair from Somerset, Kentucky. And it has plenty of nicely spiced sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 218 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 702mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein


  1. In a large skillet, cook the chicken, onion and green pepper in oil until chicken is lightly browned and vegetables are tender. Add tomato sauce, stewed tomatoes and seasonings; bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until no longer pink. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Cacciatore in Quick Cooking March/April 1999, p10

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2014

"Family said this recipe was a keeper. Pretty high praise."

Reviewed Jul. 14, 2012

"Awesome recipe. I am a firefighter and I cook this for the guys at work. They loved it. I doubled the recipe added mushrooms, and crush red pepper to it. Cooked it over fettuccine. It is on our rotation for dinner at work."

Reviewed Aug. 12, 2011

"I served this last night over brown rice and my family loved it. My 6 year old said the he liked the ice cream we had for dessert better. I can't imagine why."

Reviewed May. 22, 2011

"This was a wonderful quick recipe. I was lucky enough to have some fresh herbs growing so I used about 1 tbsp of fresh parsley, 1 tsp of fresh oregano, 1/2 tsp of fresh basil and a fresh bay leaf."

Reviewed Apr. 18, 2011

"I really liked it. I also added fresh mushrooms."

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