Hearty Chicken Stew
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Hearty Chicken Stew

Hearty Chicken Stew

with pesto and potatoes

This chicken stew has a bright and herby flavour profile, meaning it's hearty but suitable for the summer too. Along with the main ingredients you also have potatoes and pesto, which make for a more filling and flavourful meal.

Tags:
Protein Rich
Quick
One Pot Wonder
Allergens:
Mustard
Milk
Barley
Wheat
Total Time25 minutes
Cooking Time20 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

Serving amount

260 grams

Diced Chicken Breast

1 sachet(s)

Paprika

(Contains Mustard)

2 unit(s)

Potatoes

2 unit(s)

Carrot

5 grams

Parsley

1 sachet(s)

Green Pesto

(Contains Milk)

65 grams

Creme Fraiche

(Contains Milk)

1 sachet(s)

Chicken Stock

(Contains Barley, Wheat)

1 sachet(s)

Dried Oregano

1 unit(s)

Onion

1 unit(s)

Parsnip

Not included in your delivery

to taste

Water

to taste

Oil

to taste

Salt

to taste

Pepper

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Nutrition Values

Energy (kJ)3002 kJ
Energy (kcal)718 kcal
Fat27.9 g
of which saturates8.3 g
Carbohydrate83.3 g
of which sugars20.1 g
Dietary Fiber0.1 g
Protein39 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Salt3.83 g
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region. Nutrition for uncooked ingredients based on 2 person recipe, excludes Pantry Items.

Utensils

Pot with Lid

Instructions

Get Prepped
1
  • Chop the potatoes into 1cm chunks (peeling optional).
  • Trim the carrot and cut diagonally into ½ cm thick slices (no need to peel).
  • Trim the parsnip and cut into 1cm rounds.
  • Halve, peel and thinly slice the onion.
Brown the Chicken
2
  • Place a large pot over medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil.
  • Add the chicken and fry until lightly browned, 3-4 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash hands and equipment after handling raw chicken and its packaging. 
  • Season with oreganopaprika, salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 1 min more.

TIP: Notice a stronger smell from your chicken? Don’t worry, this is normal due to packaging used to keep it fresh. It will still taste delicious once cooked!

Add the Veg
3
  • Add the carrot, parsnip and onion to the pot.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook, stirring, until slightly softened, 2-3 mins.
Simmer the Stew
4
  • Pour 400ml water (double for 4p) into the pot along with the stock powder
  • Bring to the boil, add the potatoes and cover with the lid.
  • Cook until the potatoes are just fork tender and the chicken is cooked through, 10-12 mins. IMPORTANT: Chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
  • Remove the lid and simmer uncovered for the final 3-5 mins to thicken the stew if required.
Finishing Touches
5
  • Lower the heat and add the pesto and creme fraiche to the stew.
  • Cook, stirring, until warmed through, 1-2 mins.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Garnish and Serve
6
  • Divide hearty helpings of chicken stew between deep plates or bowls. 
  • Sprinkle the parsley over the top.
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