Easy Chicken Stew

Easy Chicken Stew


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About this recipe: The ultimate quick and easy chicken stew. It takes less than thirty minutes to make and the result is a steaming bowl of comfort food. Serve with rice, pasta or potatoes.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 450g skinless boneless chicken breast fillets, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium courgette, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 1 medium red pepper, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes with juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 30g butter
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Heat the olive oil in large frying pan over medium-high heat. Stir in chicken and cook about 1 minute. Mix in garlic and onion; cook until tender. Stir in carrot, courgette and red pepper. Pour in tomatoes with juice. Season with crushed chillies, basil and bay leaf; continue cooking 10 minutes, until vegetables are tender and chicken juices run clear. Stir in the butter until melted and season with salt and pepper just before serving.

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Reviews (3)


as the name suggests very easy, altho had to add some water and a stock cube. was enjoyed by all who ate it - 18 Oct 2012


Very delicious. Added a tiny bit of cream right at the end. By the time veggies were cut took a bit longer than half an hour, but still nice and quick to do after a long day at work. Will be doing again. - 01 Sep 2014


- Rated on - 26 Apr 2016

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