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Chicken and Vegetables Stew One Pot

Yes, we love our one pots! This article features a tasty one pot- stew pot chicken and vegetables great with pasta, spaghetti, steamed rice, potatoes or just name it… colourful, tasty and healthy.

For this simple recipe, you need….

  • Fresh chicken thighs (cleaned and cut) – alternatively use diced chicken breasts
  • 1 Red bell pepper (chopped- large pieces)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper (chopped- large pieces)
  • Some frozen vegetable mix (peas, carrots, sweetcorn, green beans)
  • 1 tin of tomatoes (blended with 1 small red onion)
  • Mushrooms (chopped)
  • Rapeseed oil
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper for added heat (optional)
  • Fresh lemon
  • Herbs, Spices and Seasoning: 1 clove garlic, small ginger (crushed), 1 sprig fresh rosemary, 1 tsp. hot curry powder (can use mild or medium), chicken stock cube, 1 tsp. basil, 1 tsp. parsley, black pepper (dash), 2 bay leaves, 1 tsp thyme and sea salt to taste

TIP: Depending on the quantity of soup you want to make, you may need to adjust the quantities. You can use vegetable combinations your family enjoys.

prep

 

METHOD

  1. Season fresh chicken….
    Add curry powder, 1 sprig fresh rosemary, 1 tsp. hot curry powder (can use mild or medium), chicken stock cube, ½ tsp. basil, ½ tsp. parsley, black pepper (dash), 1 bay leaf, 1 tsp thyme, chopped ginger and garlic, small quantity chopped onions, light drizzle of squeezed fresh lemon juice, sea salt to taste… leave to a side

chicken season

  1. In a heated pan, add 2 tsp of rapeseed oil. Then add the onions, garlic and ginger sautéed for about 1 minute.
    Add the largely chopped peppers (red and yellow) – sauté for 30 seconds, then add the raw chicken. Stir frequently for about 10minutes
  2. Add the blended tomatoes. Mix then add ½ of one scotch bonnet pepper. Allow to cook for another 10mins so that the flavours come together whilst the chicken is cooking nicely in the pot☺. Taste for seasoning and add as required.

Finally add the frozen vegetables- allow to simmer for another 5 minutes. Remember to remove the scotch bonnet!

It’s ready!

But if you wanted some mushrooms added…
Sauté in a small pan with little butter, black pepper and dash of parsley for 3-4 minutes. Add over stew….

mushrooms

It’s ready! Simple, Tasty and Quick
Ready to enjoy the beautiful flavours 🙂

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