This is our Syn Free Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore version of the famous Italian classic dish. Cacciatore literally means ‘hunter’ in Italian, so this could probably be considered the original ‘Hunters Chicken‘ recipe.
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
Our Syn Free Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore recipe is a perfect Slimming World friendly comfort food for those cold dark winter evenings.
You can serve it with whatever you want. Pasta, rice, mash, wedges or just vegetables if you’re doing an SP day.
It’s incredibly easy, just throw everything in the slow cooker and leave it to do it’s thing. This recipe makes enough for 6 portions. So if you’re not feeding the whole family then you’ll have plenty left over for tomorrows lunch. Or to pop in the freezer as a standby meal if you’re a bit short of time.
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What can I say about the Instant Pot? It’s like a like a slow cooker/pressure cooker hybrid, and it’s probably one of our favourite, and most used kitchen gadgets.
If you’ve never heard of it you really should go and check it out over on Amazon. Imagine the best Slow Cooker in the world, then times that by a hundred. There’s not much that it can’t do!
It’s a slow cooker and a pressure cooker, which means you could cook recipes like this Syn Free Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore in no time at all.
Remember the pressure cookers of old that would splutter and rock, and make all sorts of scary noises? None of that with the Instant Pot. Just set the time, close the lid and let it do it’s thing. It even keeps your food warm once it’s finished cooking! How good is that?
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