Summer Fresh Chicken Cacciatore

Summer Fresh Chicken Cacciatore
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Total Time: 50
  • Servings: 4

About this Recipe

A family favourite. This stress free flavour packed dish is great over pasta or rice. Intense garden flavour in light tomato-herb broth.


4 Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
Salt and pepper
1 tbsp (15 mL) Butter
1 tbsp (15 mL) Olive oil
2 Red onions, cut into wedges
1 Clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp (30 mL) Tomato paste
1 Red pepper, cut into bite-size pieces
1 Yellow pepper, cut into bite-size pieces
1 Zucchini, roughly chopped
1 cup (250 mL) Chicken broth
.5 cup (125 mL) White wine
1 Sprig fresh rosemary
1 Sprig fresh thyme
8 Cocktail tomatoes, halved


CUT each chicken breast in half and season with salt and pepper. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

HEAT butter and oil in an oven proof skillet or Dutch oven. Brown chicken on both sides. Add onions and garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add tomato paste and cook 1-2 minutes. Add peppers and zucchini and cook for 2 minutes. Add broth, wine and herbs.

COVER and place in preheated oven for 25 minutes. Add cocktail tomatoes and cook another 10 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°F (74°C).


For a thicker sauce, combine 1 tbsp (15 mL) cornstarch with 2 tbsp (30 mL) water. Stir in when adding tomatoes.

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