Easy Chicken Stew is a delicious recipe for a fall or winter stew that is cooked on the stovetop. It uses fall vegetables and apples. Ingredients include: Chicken, parsnips, carrots, onion and apples. It is well-seasoned and ready to serve in less than an hour. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (6) servings with a (1-1/2 cup) serving size. Easy Chicken Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 45 Minutes.
5 tsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
(1 lb) chicken tenders, cut in bite-size pieces
1 large onion, chopped
4 medium-size parsnips, peeled, chopped
2 medium-size carrots, peeled, chopped
1/2 tsp dried rosemary
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, chopped
2 tsp cider vinegar
1. Heat 2 teaspoons of the olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add in the chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until just cooked through, (3 to 5 minutes). Transfer to a plate and set aside.
2. Add the remaining 3 teaspoons olive oil to the pot. Add in onion, parsnips, carrots, rosemary, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until vegetables begin to soften, (3 to 5 minutes).
3. Add the broth and apples to the pot. Bring to a simmer over high heat. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring often, until the vegetables are tender, (8 to 10 minutes).
4. Return the chicken to the pot and stir in the vinegar.
Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups per serving.
Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2
1/2 Starch + 1 Vegetable + 1/2 Fruit + 2 Meat (L)
Calories: 208, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 42mg, Sodium: 621mg, Sugars: 7g, Carbohydrates: 21g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 19g
Original recipe and image from: Meredith Corporation. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/autumn_chicken_stew.html
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