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Chicken Cacciatore Over Rice Recipe

Chicken Cacciatore Over Rice Recipe

"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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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Susan User ID: 8985247 258099
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2016

"I didn't have the tomato sauce and used a 1/2 can tomato paste plus 2/3 cup chicken broth instead. This made a sweet tasting sauce so to counter it I added 2 teaspoons capers and a drop of their liquiid and the results were perfect! Also used double oregano and some fresh thyme. Just Love the end results!"

SpunkeyKY User ID: 2629459 85545
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2014

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

cpfd209 User ID: 1473456 19876
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."

popstardiva User ID: 5921002 62373
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."

tealah28 User ID: 919779 25253
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."

Cookies1961 User ID: 5654949 68933
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2011

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

twylia1 User ID: 5358004 25251
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2010

"easy and ingredients you about alwys hve on hand"

Sherleen User ID: 447076 24007
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2010

"This recipe is very flavorful if you use 2 green peppers, make it in the morning and let it sit all day. The flavors really intensify. I serve it with penne. Italians call it Hunters's Stew"

ChrisnPenny User ID: 2703551 62371
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"Awesome recipe, we all loved it. Served with spaghetti noodles since husband does not like rice. easy and Tastey!"

gjclmc User ID: 2498527 51178
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"I added a bay leaf and some thyme. Turned out real good. healthy too!"

ChrisnPenny User ID: 2703551 24006
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2010

"Awesome and very very easy, whole family loved it!"

dragynmyrlin User ID: 1357585 51177
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2009

"Super easy. I forgot to add the stewed tomatoes but it was still very delicious."

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