Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore with Sicilian Bell Peppers

Slice into this tender, golden brown cacciatore dish, and sink your teeth into this bell pepper appetizer.

The following recipe, created by Lidia Bastianich, appears on Once Upon a Plate.

Chicken Cacciatore (Pollo alla Cacciatore)


  • 2 free range chickens, 1-1/2 to 2 pounds each
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Flour for dredging
  • 1 jar Lidia’s marinara sauce
  • 2 cups of mushrooms, sliced (champignon or shiitake)
  • 2 cups of yellow and red peppers, sliced in 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano (Sicilian, on a stem)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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