Chicken Cacciatore (Pollo alla Cacciatora) – Italian Recipe

This chicken cacciatore, or Italian: pollo alla cacciatora, can be your perfect lunch! Surprise your family for the weekend with this simple and delicious recipe. Here are the directions:

Chicken Cacciatore (Pollo alla Cacciatora)
Servings 4


  • 1 chicken
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 55 grams/ 2 oz. pancetta, diced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 125 ml/4 fl oz. white wine
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 225 ml/ 8 fl oz. meat stock
  • Salt and pepper



  • Wash the chicken, pat dry with kitchen paper and cut into 8 pieces. Rub generous amounts of salt and pepper into the skin. Heat the oil in a casserole, add the pancetta and onion and fry until the onions are translucent.
  • Add the chicken pieces and brown on all sides. Deglaze the casserole with the white wine and leave to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Peel and quarter the tomatoes, remove the seeds and cut into small dice. Add to the chicken, then pour in the stock. Cover and cook over a low heat for 30-40 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.

Buon Appetito!

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