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slow cooker chicken cacciatore

Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: american

Description

A Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore Recipe using lots of tomatoes, peppers, onions, and mushrooms.  A delicious variation of traditional Chicken Caccatorie your family will love that is easy to prepare.


Ingredients

  • 812 chicken thighs (I used bone-in, but you could use boneless as well)
  • 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 cup diced peppers
  • 1 can sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/2 cup instant potato flakes
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried basil

Instructions

  1. Combine diced tomatoes and tomato paste in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Add sliced onions, peppers, and mushrooms.
  3. Place chicken thighs on top.
  4. Sprinkle with paprika, salt, and pepper
  5. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 2-4 hours
  6. Preheat Broiler
  7. Remove chicken thighs, placing on baking sheet. Broil for 2-3 minutes, or until chicken skins start bubbling and browning.
  8. Whisk instant potato flakes into tomato and veggie mixture in the slow cooker, stir until thickened.
  9. Serve chicken thighs topped with tomato sauce.