Italian Chicken with Peppers

Italian Chicken with Peppers

I could call this recipe chicken alla cacciatora but since I am adding and changing ingredients I will call it Italian chicken with peppers. #yourguardianchef #chickenfoodrecipes #italianrecipes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 581kcal
Author Laura Tobin


  • 1 free range chicken
  • 2 red peppers
  • 1 onion
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine or white wine
  • salt & pepper


  • Cut the chicken into 6 parts and separate the wings from the breast. Do not use deboned chicken as the bones add flavour to the dish
    Cut the chicken in pieces
  • Clean and slice the onion and the celery 
    Stir fry onion and celery
  • stir-fry with olive oil
    Once they are translucent add the chicken
  • Add the chicken and stir until brown evenly
    Brown the chicken
  • Pour 1/2 cup of Marsala or white wine and let it evaporate for few minutes
    Add 1/2 cup of Marsala or white vine
  • Add the peppers cut in long strips and season with salt and pepper.
    Add the pepper cut in long strips
  • Cover and cook for 40 minutes. Add some parsley or basil for decoration.
    Italian Chicken with Peppers vertical


Calories: 581kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 579mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2175IU | Vitamin C: 81.3mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2.2mg