Light chicken stew with peppers, peas and saffron

    Light chicken stew with peppers, peas and saffron

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    About this recipe: This light chicken stew is a one dish meal. You can change the recipe by using turkey breast instead of chicken.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 5 

    • 700g chicken breast fillets
    • 1 tomato, chopped
    • 2 onions, chopped
    • 1 carrot, chopped
    • 1 stick celery, chopped
    • extra virgin olive oil as needed
    • 3 peppers, cut into thin strips
    • 100g plain flour
    • 250g fresh little peas
    • 1 packet (.15g) saffron
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • chopped fresh parsley

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Place the chicken in a saucepan with the tomato, 1 onion, carrot, celery and water to cover. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer until the chicken is no longer pink at the centre, about 15 minutes. Drain the chicken, reserving the stock, and slice into pieces.
    2. In a saucepan, add some oil, the remaining onion and the peppers and brown them. Flour the pieces of chicken breast and add them to the onion and peppers. Stir in the peas, saffron and 150ml of the reserved chicken stock. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    3. Cook everything over low heat until the sauce is thickened and the vegetables are heated through. Sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving.

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