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Warm up with a hearty bowl of chicken stew any night of the week. From rich and hearty chicken and noodle stews to the bold flavors of African peanut chicken stew, we have a slew of chicken stew recipes to choose from.

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By courtneyepowell

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (11 Votes)
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Servings 12
Preparation time 30
Cooking time 70

  • 10 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs (about 3 1/2 pounds)
  • Coarse salt
  • Black pepper, freshly ground
  • 2 teaspoons safflower oil
  • 3 poblano chiles, ribs and seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lightly packed fresh oregano leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 (15.5 ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • Lime wedges, for serving
  • Cilantro sprigs, for serving
  • Salsa fresca, for serving

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Chiles add a Mexican flair to a chicken stew made even heartier with cannellini beans

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Here's a delicious chicken stew you can prepare up to 2 days in advance, refrigerate and reheat when ready to serve

  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 3 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, skinned, boned, and coarsely chopped
  • 2 (14-ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 3 (16-ounce) cans great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (Optional)
4/5 (1 Votes)

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Chicken Helper Jambalaya Mix jump-starts this tasty stew with chicken, peanut butter, and tomatoes, to make a simpl...

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 4)
  • 1 box Betty Crocker Chicken Helper jambalaya
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 cups hot water
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with onion and pepper, undrained
  • 1/2 pound fully cooked Polish or kielbasa sausage, sliced, if desired
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
4.5/5 (2 Votes)

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This stew gets most of its creamy texture from the potatoes

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 12 chicken thighs, skinned, about 4-pounds
  • 3 1/2 cups fat-free, lower sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels, divided, about 3 ears
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrot
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chopped oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 1/2 cups, cubed peeled Yukon gold or red potatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup cubed peeled avocado
  • 4 1/2 teaspoon capers
4.3/5 (3 Votes)

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An unusual combinations of spices and ingredients will take you on an exciting culinary journey

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 skinless, bone-in chicken thighs
  • 2 medium red onions, sliced
  • 1 large green pepper, cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 can condensed tomato soup
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • Couscous for serving
4.5/5 (6 Votes)

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Paleo Comfort Foods' Chicken Tortilla-less Soup is the healthy, hearty, and delicious recipe that you'll want to wh...

  • 3 pounds chicken breasts, boneless, and skinless
  • 3 tablespoons oil, your choice, divided
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons of fajita or taco seasoning
  • 1 large or 2 medium onions, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, diced
  • 1 to 2 poblano peppers, diced
  • 2 quarts chicken stock
  • 1 (28-ounce) can fire roasted tomatoes or regular canned tomatoes
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1 cup cilantro, chopped
  • avocado, cubed and fresh cilantro, diced, to garnish
4.5/5 (149 Votes)

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The ultimate comfort food, chicken stew with potatoes, tomatoes and corn

  • 1 chicken
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 7 cups water
  • 4 cups canned tomatoes
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups frozen or canned whole kernel corn
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 5 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
4.4/5 (57 Votes)

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Comfort food personified! Scratch-made biscuits top a hearty baked chicken stew

  • STEW:
  • 3 whole or 6 split chicken breasts, bone in, skin-on
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pinch plus 2 teaspoons Kosher salt, divided
  • 1 pinch plus 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground, divided
  • 5 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 2 cups yellow onions, chopped
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups carrots, medium-diced, blanched for 2 minutes
  • 1 (10-ounce package) frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup frozen small whole onions
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • BISCUITS:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • I teaspoon sugar
  • 1 stick cold unsalted butter, diced
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 egg mixed with 1 tablespoon water, for egg wash
5/5 (3 Votes)

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A fast hearty stew that will quickly become a family favorite!

  • For the Gravy
  • 1 12 OZ Jar Chicken Gravy or Recipe Below
  • Gravy
  • 1 Can Chicken Broth (or equivalent fresh broth)
  • 4 TBS Butter
  • 4 TBS Flour (I prefer Wondra)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 TBS chicken broth base or 1 cube bullion
  • For the Stew
  • 2 LBS boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 2 TBS Olive Oil
  • 3/4 Cup baby carrots halved lengthwise
  • 3/4 Cup sweet onion chopped
  • 1/2 Cup bok choy chopped
  • 1 TBS Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 1/2 Cups water
4.8/5 (10 Votes)

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This stew is a delicious blend of vegetables, legumes, and fresh chicken, and it is very filling

  • 3 T olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 onion chopped up
  • 1 1b diced up chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp marjoram
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp allspice ground (optional)
  • 1/2 C chia, ground (optional)
  • 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 6 C water
  • 1 C lentils
  • 4 stalks of celery chopped up
  • 1 sweet potato chopped in small pieces
4.7/5 (12 Votes)

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Sauté onions and garlic in hot oil in a 7

  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons jarred beef soup base
  • 2 pounds skinned and boned chicken breasts
  • 1 (28-oz.) can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (12-oz.) package frozen white shoepeg or whole kernel corn
  • 1 (10-oz.) package frozen cream-style corn, thawed
  • 1 (9-oz.) package frozen baby lima beans
  • 1 (12-oz.) bottle chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 pound chopped barbecued beef brisket (without sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Hot sauce (optional)
4.7/5 (9 Votes)

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Calories 619, Total Fat 19g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 228mg, Sodium 819mg, Total Carbohydrate 55g, Dietary Fib

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 8 ounces egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, roughly chopped, plus more for serving
  • 1 cup frozen peas
4.7/5 (9 Votes)

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Combine all ingredients in crock pot and cook on low/medium for three hours

  • 2 Chicken Breasts, cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 6 Tbsp Flour
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 Cup Chicken Stock
  • 1/4 tsp Rosemary
  • 1/4 tsp Savory
  • 1 Tbsp Parsley
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Marjoram
  • 1 Cup Carrots
  • 1 Cup Peas
  • 1 Cup Corn Niblets
  • 1 Cup Potatoes, cubed and partially cooked
4.4/5 (27 Votes)

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In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 1/2 pound carrots—peeled, quartered and sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 can (15 to 16 oz.) chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (8 oz. each), cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
4.7/5 (6 Votes)

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Ask butcher to chop up a whole chicken, in small pieces, or aka curry style… All butchers know what that means

  • 1 pound whole chicken, chopped up
  • 3 tbsp mushroom soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks green onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 C water
4.6/5 (8 Votes)

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