Chicken Cacciatore Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken cacciatore, an Italian hunter-style chicken braised in a tomato-based sauce with onions and garlic. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more cooking inspirations.


  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 500 g skinned chicken breast cut into 2 cm cubes
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 3 medium tomatoes diced
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 3 tablespoons capers in brine, drained
  • 1 packet fettuccini pasta
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped

How to Prepare

  1. Combine flour, black pepper and dust the chicken pieces.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large sauce pan, fry the chicken pieces until golden brown. Remove and place on kitchen paper towels for the excess oil to drain.
  3. Using the same pan, saute onions until soft, add bell peppers, garlic, tomato paste and turmeric and cook for 2-3 mins.
  4. Add diced tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, dried oregano, water and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon and allow to simmer for 15 mins.
  5. Add capers and return chicken to the pan and allow to cook for 20 mins.
  6. Cook pasta in boiling water until aldente. Drain pasta, discard water, and return to empty pot. Add olive oil to pasta and toss until all pasta is covered.
  7. Place cooked pasta on a large platter, pour the sauce over and garnish with chopped basil leaves.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 447.00 Kcal
Protein: 27.00 g
Carbohydrate: 65.00 g
Fats: 8.80 g

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