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crock pot chicken recipe

Chicken Cacciatore in a Crock Pot

Katerina's Finest
Try this simple yet delicious crock pot chicken recipe!
Course Dinner, Main Course


  • crock pot


  • 8 Chicken Thighs with the bone, skin removed
  • 28 oz Tomatoes crushed or diced, from a can or fresh
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper sliced into strips
  • 1/2 Onion large, sliced
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Herbs such as basil or parsley for topping


  • Season chicken with salt and black pepper and cook it in a pan for a few minutes.
  • Place the cooked chicken in the slow cooker.
  • In the same pan, sauté with Extra Virgin Olive Oil the red and green bell peppers (season with salt and pepper) and onion until golden brown. Add to the slow cooker.
  • Add all the rest of the ingredients listed above. Give it a quick stir and cover.
  • You can either set your crock pot to LOW 8 hours or HIGH 4 hours.
  • When the timer beeps, remove lid and keep the crock pot on HIGH one hour to help the sauce thicken if it is watery.
  • Serve with rice or pasta.
Keyword Crock Pot Chicken Recipe, Crock Pot Recipe