Chicken Stew With Vegetables

chicken stew
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  • 2 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: 6 Servings
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This savory and satisfying chicken stew is chock full of peas, turnip, carrots, corn, potatoes, and other tasty vegetables and seasonings.

What You'll Need

  • 1 chicken (roaster; about 4 to 5 pounds; cut up)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sherry (or chicken broth)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 to 10 small onions (white, halved)
  • 1 cup peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup carrots (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup turnip (or rutabaga, diced)
  • 1 cup potatoes (diced)
  • 1/2 cup corn (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/3 cup flour (mixed with 1/2 cup cool water to form a paste)

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oil in a Dutch oven or heavy pot. Add the chicken pieces; brown on all sides. Add water, sherry, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for about 45 minutes.
  2. Add onions, peas, carrots, turnip, potatoes and corn; cover and simmer for another 35 to 45 minutes.
  3. Stir in the flour and water mixture; continue cooking until stew is thickened, about 10 minutes. Serve over rice, if desired.

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