one of my favorites. if you want, you can give this dish a creole type flavor that will send you to the moon. fun to experiment with. Chicken Cacciatore Recipe Chicken Cacciatore 1 3-pound whole chicken 1/2 cup all-purpose flour salt black pepper cayenne pepper 1/4 cup olive oil 1 medium onion -- sliced thinly 1 clove garlic -- minced 1 large bell pepper -- sliced thinly 1 1 lb. can Italian plum tomatoes -- coarsely chopped 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/4 teaspoon rosemary 4 ounces mushrooms -- sliced Cut chicken into serving-size pieces. Season flour with salt, pepper, and cayenne. Dredge chicken in seasoned flour to coat. In a Dutch oven or similar heavy kettle, saute onions, garlic, and bell pepper in olive oil until limp. Remove from pan. Brown chicken in same olive oil. Add cooked onion mixture and remaining ingredients to kettle. Simmer over medium low heat until chicken is cooked through, 30-40 minutes. Serves 4. can serve with either pasta or rice.