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Chicken Biscuit Stew Recipe

Chicken Biscuit Stew Recipe

"A hint of curry gives this stew its special flavor," writes Elmeda Johnson of Williston, North Dakota. "Topped with tasty moist biscuits, it's a favorite with my family."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup julienned carrots
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon each curry powder, salt, pepper, ground cumin and ginger
  • BISCUITS:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cold butter
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute the carrots, onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add chicken; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Combine the flour, water and wine or broth until smooth; add to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; stir in yogurt, peas and seasonings. Transfer to a shallow 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray; keep warm.
  • 2. For biscuits, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in yogurt and parsley. Drop eight mounds over warm chicken mixture.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-35 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown and stew bubbles around the edges. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup stew with 2 biscuits) equals 413 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 895 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 37 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat-free milk.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.