Friday, July 23, 2010

Chicken & Vegetables stew

Hi all, this is the Chicken & vegetable stew that I enjoyed with the yummy bagels. This is very similar to ABC soup (potato, carrot, tomato & chicken soup), but this is more flavourful.


Chicken & Vegetables stew


Chicken & Vegetables stew
I was adapted this recipe from Flavour Food Magazine wiht minor changes.

Chicken & Vegetables stew*makes 5 servings
(printable recipe)

8 big pieces of chicken
1 large onion, cut into thick wedges
2 ribs celery, cut into 3cm lengths
1 large carrots, peeled and cut into thick wedges
2 tomatoes, cut into thick wedges
300g pumpkin, cut into thick wedges
1 medium zucchini, cut into 2cm diagonal slices
200g fresh button, halved

1tsp dried thyme (if you have fresh thyme, add 2 sprigs)

1tsp ground cumin
1tsp paprika
1/2 tsp salt
1/4tsp ground black pepper

Salt and pepper to taste

1. Marinate chicken with cumin, paprika, salt and black pepper for 30mins.
2. Pan fry chicken with little oil till browned, set aside.
3. In a saucepan or casserole, add 2tbsp Olive oil, add onion, celery and carrots, cook till pieces are browned around the edges.
4. Add tomatoes and thyme and cook for few minutes till tomatoes soften.
5. Return chicken to the pan and add just enough water to barely cover chicken.
6. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Bring to boil, simmer for 15mins or chicken pieces are tender.
7. Add pumpkin, cook for 5mins. Add zucchini and fresh button, cook for another 5-7mins or until vegetables are tender.
8. Taste and adjust the seasonings,
9. Serve with bread, rice or paste on the side. The stew can be stored in the fridge in a covered container.
Chicken & Vegetables stew

35 comments:

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Wow!!! very healthy combo! luks yummy...

Nina's said...

Very nice Sonia!

My Little Things Corner said...

Wow wow wow!!! I like it, full of variety vagetable, good!!!

Kitchen Corner said...

Oh.. I would love to tear out the meat then sandwich with the vege in the bagel. Really delicious!

苏联妈妈 said...

for me it abit like east meet the west combination. heheee

Little Inbox said...

Chicken stew is yummy, and can have lots of versions. A very versatile dish.
You have home made bagels some more, so nice!

Ela said...

looks delicious. i am drooling already...

Somewhere in Singapore said...

I'm attracted by the chicken, hehe...

PranisKitchen said...

BAGELS AND STEW THATS AN INTERESTING COMBO.. REALLY DELICOS STEW SONIA..

Meldylocks and Her Three Bears said...

yum...your zucchini still look green and crunchy!

busygran said...

What a healthy meal! I don't need the bagel but I want the stew! ;)

Angie's Recipes said...

A light and flavourful meal!

Mei Teng said...

Stews are comfort food.

Honey Bee Sweets said...

Looks like bagels and vege soup is a nice combo. Thanks for the idea.... So next time o make bagels, will try your vege soup.

Fuat Gencal said...

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Saygılar.

MaryMoh said...

Lovely stew. I can eat a big bowl.....nutritious and delicious.

pigpigscorner said...

Lots of yummy ingredients, very comforting!

Pete said...

Nice and healthy meal!

Sinful Southern Sweets said...

Fabulous looking meal!!

Ann said...

this is my kind of dish! easy peasy and healthy!

Mama Holli said...

Such a nice comfort meal indeed! I can just smell the aroma!

Shandy said...

What a beautiful dish of soup! Always gorgeous photos to match.

Cook.Bake.Love said...

Nice dish. I like this kind of stew and u added pumpkin, something special in chicken stew.

Little Corner of Mine said...

Lots of veggie in the soup, must be sweet.

My Asian Kitchen said...

stew vege and chicken sound great!! healthy too!

tigerfish said...

You pan-fried the chicken first, so the stew must be extra flavorful :)

Biren said...

This is my kind of comfort food. Must be tasty with the addition of pumpkins.

Chow and Chatter said...

lovely healthy stew have a great weekend Sonia

Cook with Madin said...

Nothing beats chicken stew. Just great comfort food. You gave me an idea what to make over the weekend. The weather here's been overcast, cold and windy, doesn't look like summer lately.

Shirley @ Kokken69 said...

Love that bagel that goes with the stew!

Mary said...

What a quick and lovely stew. It's wonderful to find a dish that is healthy and delicious. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Wendy said...

simple and delicious! love this healthy meal..

jen cheung said...

i loveeeeeee stews! I find it the simplest thing to make! why? Because you just dump everything into a pot and not much dishes to wash too! hehe. this is for me. lazy me right? hehe


PS: Have a lovely weekend!
Jen

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

Dear all, Thank you for leaving me with your lovely words, do try out this simple stew. Happy cooking!

Colin Woon said...

Beautiful photos!!! I like!

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