Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore | How to cook chicken cacciatore in the slow cooker

Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

This slow cooker chicken cacciatore recipe is just like my grandmas only adapted to fit the modern busy person. It's easy to make, little prep and finishes in the slow cooker. Giving you time to get other things done. Bonus, it doesn't heat up the kitchen. Don't you love crockpot recipes? I sure do and think you will love this as much as we do. 

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chicken, chicken cacciatore, crockpot chicken cacciatore, crockpot recipe, pasta, slow cooker chicken cacciatore, slow cooker recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 50 minutes
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 4
Author Theresa Huse


  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • •1 Green Bell Pepper
  • •1 Red Bell Pepper
  • •3 Garlic Cloves
  • •1 Jar of the New Ragu Homestyle Thick And Hearty Mushroom Sauce
  • •1 Package Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
  • •1 Small Can 14.5 oz. 100% Natural Chicken Broth
  • •1 cup White Wine *optional
  • •1 package Rigatoni Noodles or your favorite kind
  • •Olive Oil
  • •Italian Spices
  • •Bay Leaves
  • •Black Pepper


  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Scallions


  1. 1.Peel, then chop up the onion and garlic.
  2. 2.Next sauté them in about 2 tablespoons olive oil until softened on a medium/low heat. Then set to the side.
    Easy Recipes Onions Cooking for Chicken Cacciatore
  3. Slice your bell peppers.
  4. 3.Open your can of chicken broth, jar of sauce and pour 1 cup of wine.
  5. 4.Add in 1 tsp. Italian Spices, 3 Bay Leaves and 1/4 tsp. black pepper.
  6. 5.Add all these ingredients into the slow cooker.
  7. 6.Cook in the slow cooker on high for 4-6 hours *depending on the thickness of your chicken pieces.

Recipe Notes

Prior to cooking in the slow cooker you can pre spray with a non stick spray such as Pam.
Ladle finished sauce and fully cooked chicken onto cooked noodles like rigatoni.
This recipe can be cooked on the stove top but, you will have to stir it often so the bottom doesn't scorch.
If you like a thicker sauce use 2 jars of the New Ragu Homestyle Thick And Hearty Mushroom Sauce
Garnish with shredded Parmesan Cheese and thinly sliced scallions.