Chef John's Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

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Chef John's Chicken Cacciatore
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat; add chicken and cook until browned on the outside. Remove to a bowl to capture the juices.
  3. Stir in onions and mushrooms; cook for 5-6 minutes until soft. Add a big pinch of salt and pepper. Stir in garlic, rosemary, red pepper flakes, oregano, tomato sauce, and water.
  4. Place chicken pieces and any juices that have accumulated in the bowl on top of the cooked vegetables. Add more salt and pepper. Place pepper slices on top of the chicken.
  5. Cover and cook in the preheated oven for 1 hour 15 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 143.53 Kcal (601 kJ)
Calories from fat 50.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.65g 9%
Cholesterol 44.45mg 15%
Sodium 686.81mg 29%
Potassium 421.71mg 9%
Total Carbs 17.05g 6%
Sugars 8.7g 35%
Dietary Fiber 2.81g 11%
Protein 5.32g 11%
Vitamin C 87.6mg 146%
Vitamin A 2.5mg 85%
Iron 35.4mg 197%
Calcium 29.2mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 58.15 Kcal (243 kJ)
Calories from fat 20.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.29g 9%
Cholesterol 18.01mg 15%
Sodium 278.25mg 29%
Potassium 170.85mg 9%
Total Carbs 6.91g 6%
Sugars 3.52g 35%
Dietary Fiber 1.14g 11%
Protein 2.15g 11%
Vitamin C 35.5mg 146%
Vitamin A 1mg 85%
Iron 14.3mg 197%
Calcium 11.8mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.8
  • 4

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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