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Chicken Stew

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Ingredients

  • 8 chicken pieces (4 pounds chicken total, breasts or legs)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped
  • ¼ cup celery, finely chopped
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 small carrots, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Directions

  • Remove the skin from the chicken and any extra fat.  In a large skillet, combine chicken, water, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, tomatoes, and parsley.  Tightly cover and cook over low heat for 25 minutes.
  • Add celery, potatoes, carrots, and bay leaves and continue to cook for 15 more minutes or until chicken and vegetables are tender.  Remove bay leaves before serving.
  • Total time: 1 hour
    Preparation time: 20 minutes
    Nutrition Facts
    Servings per Recipe: 8 servings, 1 piece of chicken
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 315 Calories from Fat 27
    Total Fat 3 g
    Cholesterol 137 mg
    Sodium 605 mg
    Carbohydrate 13 g
    Dietary Fiber 2 g
    Protein 55 g
    Exchange 1 starch, 8 lean meat
    Carbohydrate Units 1