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{VIDEO} Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore (Low-Carb, Paleo, Whole30)

  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x


  • 3 lbs chicken thighs
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 15 ounces crushed or diced tomatoes
  • 15 ounces tomato sauce
  • 4 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 4 ounces olives
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


Slow Cooker

  1. Add all ingredients to the slow cooker. Stir to mix well.
  2. Cook HIGH 2-3 hours or LOW 4-6.

Electric Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot)

  1. Turn on the Instant Pot and select Sauté. Once hot add oil to the pot.
  2. Add onions, bell peppers, and mushrooms and cook for a 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are soft. Add garlic and cook an additional minute. Turn off pressure cooker.
  3. Add tomato sauce & diced tomatoes and water and deglaze the bottom of the pressure cooker by scraping all the bits off with a wooden spoon. Stir in olives, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper.
  4. Add chicken. Stir to mix well.
  5. Close lid and seal valve. Set HIGH pressure for 11 minutes. When done, natural release pressure for 5 minutes then manually the remaining pressure.