This chicken stew is real comfort food – a lovely, satisfying meal enjoyed with rice on a cold winter night. You need only prepare a salad or a sweet veggie as a side dish, as the stew already contains some vegetables. You may also substitute for the veggies of your choice.

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Chicken and Veggie Stew

Add the vegetables of your choice to this chicken stew recipe.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main
Cuisine South African
Servings 8
Calories 403 kcal


  • 8 chicken pieces diced or whole
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 carrots diced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp rosemary
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • ¼ tsp sage
  • ½ red pepper
  • 1 cup potatoes diced
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup green beans or peas
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • ½ cup cream


  • Fry chicken in olive oil until brown.
  • Add carrots and onions and fry for another 3 minutes.
  • Stir in flour, herbs, salt and pepper.
  • Add potatoes, red pepper and chicken stock.
  • Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add beans and cream.
  • Simmer for another 10 minutes.


Calories: 403kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 26gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 111mgSodium: 271mgPotassium: 469mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 3256IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 2mg
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