Food Network and Canadian Living both categorize the chicken cacciatore recipe as easy to make. The preparation time for Food Network's recipe is 15 minutes and cooking time is 45 minutes.
Food Network's recipe for chicken cacciatore features fried crispy chicken simmered in a homemade tomato sauce. Canadian Living suggests serving chicken cacciatore over pasta. The tomato sauce includes canned tomatoes, chicken stock and tomato paste. It also includes garlic, onions and sweet bell peppers. Both recipes require boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Canadian Living suggests that bone-in chicken thighs can be substituted and the cooking time adjusted to save money.