Bone-In Skin-On Chicken Thigh Cacciatore With Green Olives On White Crate & Barrel Dotted China Platter

Chicken Cacciatore

This Chicken Cacciatore is a delicious and healthy one-pot meal, with braised chicken thighs, mushrooms, bell peppers, tomatoes, onion, and green olives.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Chicken Cacciatore
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Calories 543kcal


For the Chicken Cacciatore:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup sliced baby bella mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can pitted green olives drained (6-ounces drained weight)
  • 1 cup chicken broth

Ideas for What to Serve with the Chicken (optional)


  • Heat a large skillet or braising pan over medium heat, then add the olive oil.
  • Season the chicken thighs with the salt and pepper, then place skin side down into the pan, and cook for 5 minutes, until golden.
  • Flip the chicken thighs and cook for 5 more minutes, then remove to a plate.
  • Add the onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, and garlic, and cook for 10 minutes, until softened.
  • Add the capers, tomatoes, green olives, and chicken broth, and stir.
  • Arrange the partially cooked chicken thighs back in the pan, and cook uncovered for about 20 minutes, until it reaches an internal temperature of 170F.
  • Serve and enjoy!


 Leftovers will keep in the refrigerator for 5 days, or freeze for up to 2 months.


Calories: 543kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 212mg | Sodium: 881mg | Potassium: 767mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1220IU | Vitamin C: 53.1mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2.7mg