Spicy Chicken Cacciatore

  July 10, 2021   Read time 1 min
Spicy Chicken Cacciatore
Pasta provides a basis on which one can use the creativity to show his/her talent in food area. Countless types of food ideas have been created based on Pasta. Here is one of these creative ideas.

Serve this saucy dish over pasta with a side salad for a restaurant-worthy meal. The recipe serves eight; if you have leftovers, transform them into soup by shredding the chicken, adding diced zucchini and carrots, and combining the sauce with chicken stock.


# ½ cup (about 2.8 ounces) all-purpose flour

# 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 2 pounds)

# 1 tablespoon olive oil

# 2 cups chopped red bell pepper

# 2 (8-ounce) containers refrigerated pre-chopped onion (about 3 cups)

# 6 garlic cloves, minced

# ½ cup dry red wine

# ½ cup canned tomato purée

# 2 tablespoons capers, drained

# 1 ½ teaspoons crushed red pepper

# 1 teaspoon dried oregano

# 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

# ¾ teaspoon salt

# 1 (14.5-ounce) can unsalted diced tomatoes, undrained

# cup chopped fresh parsley



# Weigh or lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place flour in a shallow dish. Dredge chicken in flour, turning to coat; shake off excess flour. Discard any remaining flour. position. Press [Slow Cook], and use [Adjust] to select “Less” mode. Press [-] or [+] to choose 3 hours cook time.

# Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add half of chicken; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Transfer chicken to a 6-quart Instant Pot. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken.

# Add bell pepper, onion, and garlic to pan. Cook, stirring constantly, 4 minutes. Stir in wine. Cook 2 minutes, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in tomato purée. Add chicken, capers, and next 5 ingredients (through tomatoes) to cooker.

# Close and lock the lid of the Instant Pot. Turn the steam release handle to “Venting” position. Press [Slow Cook], and use [Adjust] to select “Less” mode. Press [-] or [+] to choose 3 hours 30 minutes cook time. Sprinkle with parsley before serving.