Chicken Cacciatore

Low FODMAP Chicken Cacciatore
Serves: 8
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes

Hugely popular chicken cacciatore is traditionally an Italian, rustic hunter's’ dish so it is a delicious way to incorporate healthy, low FODMAP seasonal vegetables and herbs in a nourishing, mouth-watering lunch or dinner. Regardless of the season your whole family will enjoy this dish!

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5⅓  tbsp olive OR garlic-infused olive oil

48 g 1.7 oz

1 bunch of spring onion green tops, finely sliced

16 g 0.7 oz

1 medium eggplant

163 g 5.7 oz

2 large carrots

301 g 10.6 oz

1 medium celeriac, peeled

364 g 12.8 oz

1 medium red capsicum, deseeded

193 g 6.8 oz

1 can diced tomato

800 g 28.2 oz

1 cup chicken stock or water

250 g 8.8 oz

1 tsp dried oregano

0.5 g 0.01 oz

2 sprigs fresh rosemary (1 tsp dried)

3 g 0.1 oz

1 tsp raw sugar

5 g 0.2 oz

1 tsp cracked black pepper

3 g 0.1 oz

1 punnet oyster mushrooms, torn lengthwise into strips

150 g 5.3 oz

½ cup pitted olives (e.g. Kalamata), cut into halves

92 g 3.2 oz

6 skinless chicken thigh cutlets, bone-in, skin and fat removed

1000 g 35.3 oz

1½ tsp salt

7 g 0.2 oz

1 cup basil or parsley leaves, roughly chopped

16 g 0.7 oz


  1. Heat the oils in a large saucepan or sauce pan over high heat then add and cook (while stirring) all the vegetables (except the oyster mushrooms and olives), spring onion tops, rosemary, oregano, sugar and pepper for about 8 minutes or until lightly browned and fragrant. Stir through the chicken pieces, oyster mushrooms, tomato and stock. 

  2. Transfer to a large oven safe casserole dish (or slow cooker dish).

  3. Cover and cook on medium heat for 20-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and sauce thickens slightly (alternatively, cook in slow cooker on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours).

  4. Just before serving add olives, fresh basil or parsley and season with salt as desired. Serve with mashed potatoes, cooked rice or a low FODMAP pasta.


  • This recipe uses fresh and seasonal vegetables! So, regardless of the season, check your veggie shop, garden and use your Monash app or booklet to select any low FODMAP vegetables you fancy.
  • Freeze the leftovers for a quick and healthy meal.
Nutrition Information (per serve)
Energy 1445 Kj / 345 cal
Protein 26.60g
Carbohydrates 13.70g
Sugar 12.00g
Total Fat 18.20g
Saturated Fat 4.30g
Fibre 8.20g
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