Quick Chicken Cacciatore

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jan. 13, 2023
Quick Chicken Cacciatore from Marcia Hostetter of Canton, New York is a colorful and flavorful fast-to-fix main dish. Serve it with a crisp lettuce and tomato salad topped with your favorite bottled dressing.
Quick Chicken Cacciatore Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into rings
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Optional: Cooked spaghetti or rice


  1. In a large skillet, saute green pepper, onion and mushrooms in olive oil for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Place the chicken breasts over the vegetables.
  2. In a small bowl, combine tomato sauce, chiles and seasonings. Pour over the chicken; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Serve with spaghetti or rice if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 215 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 657mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1/2 fat.