How To Make Chicken Potato Stew At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Chicken potato stew is the ultimate comfort food. It combines delicious chicken and crispy golden skin with baby potatoes and refreshing herbs and turns it all into a one-pot meal. It is fulfilling and delicious.

Chicken potato stew brings back many memories of my childhood. The herby smell and the tender veggies bring back a whole lot of nostalgia for me. I make this stew whenever I want to take a walk down memory lane. My mother used to make this delicious stew for me. Once you try it, you’ll be coming back for more too.

To make chicken potato stew, melt butter in a pan. Add shallots, garlic and carrots to the pan and sauté. Remove the veggies and melt the rest of the butter in the same pan. Cook the chicken and add veggies, chicken broth, tomato paste, thyme and potatoes. Cook with lid for about 30 minutes and the stew is ready.

This was just a teaser of the whole recipe, which you will find when you scroll down. First, let’s make a list of the ingredients. 

Ingredients For Chicken Potato Stew

  • 4 Chicken Pieces (2 thighs, 2 drumsticks)
  • 3 tablespoon Butter
  • 10 Shallots (peeled)
  • 10-12 Baby Potatoes (peeled)
  • 2 Garlic Gloves
  • 2 Carrots (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 Thyme Stems
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth

These were all the ingredients you need to make this stew. If you think that stews take a lot of time to make, check out the time for this and be surprised!

How Much Time Will It Take To Make Chicken Potato Stew?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 Minutes35 Minutes45 Minutes

It takes less than an hour to make and few minutes to finish it all up. So, let’s see the steps you need to follow to make this recipe.

Steps To Make Chicken Potato Stew

chicken potato stew
  1. In a large pot, put one and a half tablespoons of butter and melt it over medium heat.
  2. Add shallots, garlic cloves and carrots to this pot and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Now, add the flour and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  4. Remove the veggies from the pan and set them aside.
  5. Now, put the remaining one and a half tablespoons of butter in the pan and melt it.
  6. Put the chicken pieces in the pan and sauté them. Cook each side for about 4 minutes until they turn golden brown.
  7. After the chicken is cooked, add the sautéed veggies, chicken broth, tomato paste, thyme stems and baby potatoes.
  8. Close the pot lid and cook on medium heat until everything is tender. It should take about 25-30 minutes. After that, open the lid and your stew is ready!

This chicken potato is not only delicious but full of nutrition as well. Let’s check the nutritional value of this stew.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Chicken Potato Stew

Here is the nutritional breakdown for this recipe.

Nutritional ValuePer Serving
Calories472
Fat 22 g
Protein22 g
Sodium445 mg
Carbohydrate49 g
Fiber7 g

How To Make Chicken Potato Stew | Video

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So, this was all about this recipe. If you have any suggestions or questions you want to ask regarding this recipe, do mention them in the comments below. I’ll be happy to hear from you. Till then, happy eating!

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