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Chicken"Hunter's" Style (Pollo alla Cacciatoria)

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(Recipe ID: 538)

Serves 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes; Cook time: 45 minutes

Source: Vito De Carolis

Vito's favorite stewed chicken and mushroom dish from Italy.


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  • 2 1/2 pounds Chicken cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil *
  • 1/2 cup Onion, chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups Tomato sauce, pulped

    Oliveri - suggested

  • 1 cup Dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup Galletti mushrooms *

    Oliveri - suggested

  • 1 teaspoon Seasoned salt *

    Ferri dal 1905 - Mediterranean Seasoning and Marinade- suggested

  • 1/2 teaspoon Green peppercorn; freshly ground *

    Ferri dal 1905 – suggested


  1. Put Extra Virgin Olive Oil, chicken pieces, and onions in a frying pan and let all the ingredients fry lightly over a mediun heat, stirring often.
  2. Pour in the dry white wine, and let it evaporate for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add pulped tomato sauce, season with seasoned salt, and green peppercorn and stir.
  4. Turn down to low heat and keep on cooking for about 30 minutes; or until the sauce is retired, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add “Galletti” mushrooms, mix well, and cook for 5 minutes more.
  6. Serve the chicken warm, covered with its cooking juice with slices of loaf bread or with a thick slice of Polenta ( see recipe for Basic Polenta in Avanti Savoia Grains).

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