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Curried Chicken Cacciatore

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours


4 servings

Updated: Apr. 16, 2022
With a family, full-time load at college and a part-time job, the slow cooker's my best friend when it comes to getting hot and homemade meals like this one on the table.
Curried Chicken Cacciatore Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up and skin removed
  • 2 small zucchini, halved and sliced
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2/3 cup dry red wine
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. Place chicken and vegetables in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a large bowl, mix spaghetti sauce, tomatoes, wine, broth, parsley, garlic and seasonings; pour over chicken. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours or until chicken is tender.
  2. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into stew. Cook, covered, on high 15 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving (calculated without rice): 452 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 1167mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 7g fiber), 44g protein.

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