Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore is a simple and flavorful rustic recipe that you can make without pre-cooking any of the ingredients.
Spray the slow cooker with cooking spray.
Add the diced onion to the slow cooker crock.
To a bowl, add the chicken thighs/parts and the olive oil, and garlic. Coat the thighs with it.
Sprinkle on the Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and red pepper flakes. Stir together to coat the chicken thighs in the spices, then add to the crock.
Add the bell pepper and mushrooms.
Pour the marinara sauce over the chicken, covering it completely.
Mix together the wine, water and tomato paste. Pour over the chicken.
Cook on Low for 5-6 hours, or until the chicken reaches 165° F. Bone-in takes longer than boneless.
Stir before serving, spooned over pasta or cauliflower, potatoes, or other vegetables,