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Creamy Chicken Stew Recipe

Creamy Chicken Stew Recipe

My family spends hours outdoors...no matter what time of year. When we come in, we like nothing more than sitting down to warm biscuits topped with this steaming stew.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 teaspoon each salt, pepper and paprika
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes,1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 large carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1 cup each coarsely chopped green and sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 7 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Warm biscuits

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, cook and stir the chicken, salt, pepper and paprika in oil until the chicken juices run clear, stirring occasionally; drain. Add the vegetables, basil, bay leaf, celery salt and 5 cups broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until potatoes and carrots are tender.
  • 2. Remove bay leaf. In a large saucepan, melt butter; whisk in flour until smooth. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until smooth. Gradually whisk in remaining broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 3. Pour into the Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve with biscuits. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Reviews for Creamy Chicken Stew

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Peispuds User ID: 7095933 257750
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2016

"So easy to put together....I left out the peppers (our little boy doesn't like peppers) I added 2 tbsps sage as we love it so much"

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katecrid47 User ID: 7098019 234877
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2015

"Loved this! I did sub the peppers with fresh green beans cut up ( we can't handle the peppers ) and I didn't have any regular paprika and used smoked paprika. I was a little worried browning the chicken with its smell but this came out great! I will definitely make this again. Thanks for sharing!"

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LeslieH User ID: 191346 231766
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2015

"A nice basic chicken stew. I left out the peppers and added a few green beans. Excellent."

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irma owens User ID: 1771199 39988
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2011

"this is a big hit with our friends only thing we changed was used small red potatoes cut in bite size peaces excellent"

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irma owens User ID: 1771199 39289
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2011

"this is a big hit with our friends only thing we changed was used small red potatoes cut in bite size peaces excelent"

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mother of 3 User ID: 1726536 19274
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2011

"My husband refuses to eat this, but a couple years ago, I made it for my grandchildren. They enjoyed it. It could use more herbs."

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mother of 3 User ID: 1726536 42328
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2011

"There should be a circle for Maybe. This is wonderfully creamy, but since I made it with homemade broth, it lacked chicken flavor. I resorted to two chicken bouillon cubes and put in half a small jar of poultry seasoning. I left out the green and red peppers. Perhaps McCormick's chicken base would have worked better."

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ejt325 User ID: 4790999 15995
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2011

"I was not a fan of the red pepper in this recipe. I am still on a search for the perfect creamy chicken stew recipe :("

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shortgrub User ID: 4807541 39983
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2010

"This recipe is a keeper. Down home flavor . It has become one of my comfort foods."

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dnwhatley User ID: 2451839 17794
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2009

"I took this stew to a church event and had requests for the recipe. This is my new go to recipe for cold weather."

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herbtea123 User ID: 1550933 43354
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2009

"This sounds delicious! I will try it with my family."

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RD2Cook User ID: 1012768 18054
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2009

"This has quickly become a staple recipe in my home. Made with readily available ingredients, I often have everything I need to whip it up when the craving arises."

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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