Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

0:10 To Prep
0:15 To Cook
6 Servings
Average Rating
Difficulty Easy

An Italian favourite. Rich and hearty dish full of flavours.


  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 1 medium green capsicum, seeded and finely diced
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 300g Mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 1.5kg skinless chicken thighs, diced into 3-5cm cubes
  • 410g canned diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbs Tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup pitted black or kalamata whole olives, drained
  • 2 Tbs freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbs freshly grated parmesan cheese for serving
  • 2 Tbs freshly chopped parsley for serving

Step 1

Heat the oil in Pressure Cooker. Add the onion and capsicum and cook over medium-high heat for approximately 2 minutes stirring until the onion softens.

Step 2

Stir in the wine and bring to boil to cook off the alcohol until approximately half the wine evaporates.

Step 3

Add mushrooms and garlic, stirring for 1 minute.

Step 4

Place chicken pieces on top of vegetable mixture. Cover chicken with diced tomatoes and tomato paste and DO NOT STIR.

Step 5

Close and lock Pressure Cooker and bring to pressure on high heat using setting 2 (Pressure is reached when the red Pressure Indicator has risen)

Step 6

Once at pressure, turn down the heat and cook for 8 minutes.

Step 7

Remove from heat . Quick-release pressure by placing under a running tap with cool water for a few second.

Step 8

Remove lid and stir in the olives, parsley, cheese, and salt and pepper, to taste.

Step 9

Serve with your favourite style of pasta and sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan cheese and parsley.



The chicken was amazing, it melted in your mouth. A little too much liquid for my taste.


Wow.. So quick and easy, but most important of all... So tasty.. It's a winner in my fussy household. Thank you!


So easy, and yummy for family of boys


- Oh Cat, what a stunning image. I love every little detail of it. What a lucky family to have you as their phgatoropher. I hope you post a few more images from your session.

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