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Chicken Cacciatore


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Cook Time : 6:00 h
  • Ready In : 6:00 h

A classic Italian chicken stew that has layers of flavour once cooked slowly.


  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 12 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 drained anchovy fillets, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2 cup dry white wine
  • 1⁄3 cup chicken stock
  • 1⁄3 cup tomato purée
  • 2 tbsps tomato paste
  • 2 tsps fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp caster sugar


Step 1

Heat the oil in a large frying pan and cook the chicken, in batches, until browned all over. Transfer the chicken to a 4.5 litre slow cooker.

Step 2

Cook the onion, garlic and anchovy in the same pan, stirring, until the onion softens. Add the wine and bring to the boil. Boil, uncovered, until reduced by half; stir into the cooker with the stock, pasta sauce, tomato paste, basil and sugar. Cook covered, on low for 6 hours. Season to taste to serve garnished with fresh basil.

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