Syn Free Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore | Slimming World

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.

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Our Syn Free Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore recipe is a perfect Slimming World friendly comfort food for those cold dark winter evenings.

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You can serve it with whatever you want. Pasta, rice, mash, wedges or just vegetables if you’re doing an SP day.

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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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Whenever oil is called for in cooking we use Frylight instead. The olive oil version is an ideal substitute for mediterranean type recipes like this Syn Free Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore.

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Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free!

The Instant Pot

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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.

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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.

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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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Syn Free Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore | Slimming World

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portions 15 minutes 4 - 5 hours

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419kcal 2

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INGREDIENTS
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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Remove the skin from the chicken
  2. If your using an Instant Pot set to sauté and spray with a decent amount of Olive Oil Frylight. If you're using a regular slow cooker spray a frying pan with some Frylight.
  3. Add the chopped onion and garlic to the pot and cook for 5 minutes, or until the onions start to soften. If you're using a regular slow cooker sauté the onion and garlic in a frying pan. Then tip them into the slow cooker.
  4. Add the sliced peppers, sliced carrots, chopped tomatoes, tomato puree and red wine vinegar. Stir well
  5. Dissolve the stock cube in a little hot water, then add that to the slow cooker
  6. Add the thyme, parsley, basil, oregano and balsamic vinegar. Season with a good pinch of salt and pepper
  7. Stir, then add the chicken portions
  8. Cook for 4 hours on medium or 6 - 8 hours on low
  9. 30 - 60 minutes or so before the end of cooking time throw in the mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, stir
  10. When the vegetables are soft and the chicken is cooked through and it falls off the bone. Check the seasoning. Add some more salt and pepper if necessary
  11. Serve with whatever takes your fancy. Pasta, mash, wedges, or just plenty of veg if you're on an SP day

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  1. Hi. In process of making this recipe & just read that it says to add tomato purée in step 4 but there’s no mention of it on the ingredients list? How much do I add please? Thanks.

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