Chicken Cacciatore w/ Homemade Fettuccine & Sauted Kale

We have a large Italian influence in New Orleans, so when I cook Italian, it is what I like to call Creole Italian.  Italian with a twist!  One of my favorite dishes is Chicken Cacciatore. (I think because I like to say the word, Cacciatore)   It’s quick, easy and tasty!   This recipe is inspired by a dish from Mosca’s Restaurant, a family owned local Italian restaurant on the out shirts of New Orleans.  I have adapted the recipe to my tastes and to cook in a slow cooker for when I know I will be out of the house all day.  I serve it with homemade pasta and a simple saute of Red Russian Kale with White Balsamic Vinegar.  (To make it GF, it would be delish over “Zucchini” Spaghetti, Qunioa, or Rice Pasta)

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Chicken Cacciatore w/ Homemade Fettuccine & Sauted Kale
Recipe type: Entree

  • 4 -6 pieces of Chicken
  • ¼ c Olive Oil
  • 1½ T Rosemary
  • 1½ T Oregano
  • 12-14 Cloves of Garlic, smashed with back of knife
  • ½ c Dry White Wine
  • 1½ c Tomato Sauce (I used fresh pureed tomatoes)
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 t Black Pepper
  • 1 t White Pepper
  • 1 t Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ t Salt
  • Pasta:
  • 2c Flour
  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt
  • 3 Eggs

  1. Season chicken pieces, liberally on both sides.
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium to high hear.
  3. Add chicken, cooking until browned. Turn often.
  4. Add garlic, rosemary, and oregano and a light coating of seasoning mix.
  5. Add wine pouring over chicken. (take caution or remove from heat)
  6. Add tomato sauce.
  7. Simmer for 20 – 30 minutes until chicken is cooked and tender and sauce has thickened.
  8. Pasta:
  9. Combine to form dough. Roll out into sheets and cut into desired shape. We use a pasta maker I picked up at the Salvation Army which makes it much easier. Bring water to a boil and boil until tender.

To cook in Slow Cooker: Follow Above directions. Add contents into slow cooker and set on low 4-5 hours. 30 minutes prior to serving, take lid off and allow to simmer on low to thicken sauce Seasoning Mix: I know you are thinking this sounds like it will be spicy, but trust me it will not. After you add the additional light seasoning, let it cook for 10 -15 minutes and taste your sauce to check the seasoning. Feel free to add as much as you would like, and do not feel bad if you have seasoning mix leftover. But do not omit it, it is an important component of this dish.


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10 thoughts on “Chicken Cacciatore w/ Homemade Fettuccine & Sauted Kale

  1. I would really like to try this recipe but the measures for the pasta are not there. The software replaced them by continuing with the numbering from the instructions. Thanks.

    • Sorry, about that, I have corrected it. Thank you so much for bringing that to my attention. Hope you stop back by and see us again.

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