Chicken and Spinach Stew

    Chicken and Spinach Stew


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    About this recipe: This stew is a meal in itself. It has chicken breasts, potatoes, spinach and parsley. It's a wonderful dish to serve during the winter months, when it's cold and bitter outside.

    Serves: 4 

    • 60g fresh parsley, chopped
    • 225g fresh spinach, rinsed and chopped
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 potato, cubed
    • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
    • 6 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
    • 250ml water
    • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr40min 

    1. In a medium size frying pan, heat 4 tablespoons of the olive oil. Add the parsley and spinach and fry until wilted. Set aside.
    2. Heat the other 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion and saute, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add the chicken breasts and brown both sides of each breast. Add the salt, turmeric, fried parsley/spinach, water and tomato puree. Bring all to the boil and let boil for 10 minutes.
    3. Add the cubed potatoes. Cover and let cook over low heat for 1 to 2 hours. Add the lemon juice, bring to the boil and let boil for 10 more minutes. Serve with steamed rice if desired.

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