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    The 20+ BEST Chicken Stew Recipes

    Are you looking for a warm and comforting meal to make tonight that is also easy and delicious? Chicken Stew Recipes are the perfect balance of comfort food with simple ingredients.

    Whether looking for a classic recipe, something unique, or something with international flavors, these chicken stew recipes gives plenty of options for everyone. We have classic Chicken Stews like Coq au Vin, Brunswick Stew and great regional flavors like Dominican Pollo Guisado, Italian Chicken Cacciatore, Southern Country Captain Chicken and many many more.

    From slow-cooked stews to quick one-pot meals, each of these chicken stews are loaded with lots of flavors. Go through these amazing Chicken Stew Recipes and tell me which one is your favorite.

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    Chicken Stew Recipes:

    1. Coq au Vin (French Chicken Stew)

    Here’s classic French cooking at its best. Coq au vin is chicken braised in red wine with mushrooms and crisp pancetta.

    Made famous by Julia Child, it’s one of the world’s top chicken stew recipes.

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    2. Chicken Stew

    All you need is a few regular ingredients for this delicious rustic and hearty chicken stew. You will want some crusty warm bread to go along this fantastic stew dinner. Enjoy tender chicken meat and veggies in every single bite.

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    3. Hungarian Chicken Paprikash

    Treat yourself to the heavenly deliciousness of Chicken Paprikash! This Hungarian classic puts the spotlight on Paprika, adding a rich and comforting taste to the beloved Paprikas Csirke stew.

    A silky and velvety texture makes it a perfect cold-weather comfort food, where the chicken is braised in paprika-flavoured gravy, then finished off with a dollop of sour cream.

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    4. Brunswick Stew

    Brunswick Stew is the quintessential Southern meal for chilly nights. A delightful, smoky bowl filled with flavors of slow-cooked meats, vegetables, and seasonings.

    It’s warm, hearty, and is sure to win over the taste buds of any barbecue fan.

    Even better, it’s a breeze to make – only a few minutes of hands-on time. Get ready to cozy up and enjoy this soul-nourishing comfort food!

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    5. Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken

    I’m sharing a special dish that’s close to my heart, my Jamaican-style Chicken Stew. This dish is a staple in every Jamaican home, loved for its deep, bold flavors and hearty, comforting qualities. It’s celebrated across the island for bringing people together and is just as perfect for a family dinner as it is for a festive gathering.

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    6. Dominican Pollo Guisado (Chicken Stew)

    Pollo Guisado is a beloved chicken dish that forms an integral part of the culinary heritage of the Latin Caribbean islands. The taste changes from one island to another – be it Dominican, Puerto Rican or Cuban.

    This colorful, fall off the bone chicken is caramelized first and then braised in a beautiful sauce.

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    7. Fricase de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Fricassee)

    This Fricase de Pollo recipe is a hearty and delicious stew, where tender chicken thighs braise in a well seasoned, wine-infused broth.

    The Cuban version of Chicken Fricassee, it is a beautiful combination of flavors, and gets further bulked up with potatoes, carrots, bell peppers and olives.

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    8. Filipino Chicken Asado (Kapampangan Style)

    Here’s a great Filipino stew. This chicken asado is simple in nature, yet there are so many flavors going on at the same time.

    It’s a brilliant combination of tangy, sweet, sour and savory… Yet another Asian umami bomb. 

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    9. Chicken Cacciatore

    How about an Italian classic? Here chicken is braised in the dutch oven to tender perfection in a well seasoned tomato based sauce.

    It is a rustic dish with plenty of fresh herbs, veggies, and usually a good splash of wine. The next time those Italian cravings hit, make this restaurant quality dish in your own kitchen.

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    10. Chicken Provençal (Poulet à la Provençal)

    Chicken Provençal is the pinnacle of ease and elegance!

    Picture this: melt-in-your-mouth tender chicken flavored with aromatic Herbs de Provence, simmered in white wine with fresh tomatoes, olives, garlic, and shallots.

    This savory masterpiece is perfect for any occasion, from a simple weeknight meal to a special dinner party!

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    11. Kedjenou Chicken (Ivory Coast Stew)

    Kedjenou, an Ivorian delicacy, is adored for its simplicity and explosive flavors. Whether you prefer it mild or fiery, this beloved stew is sure to delight.

    Trust me, I’ve got the perfect recipe for that extra kick.

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    12. Asopao de Pollo (Chicken & Rice Stew)

    Try our Asopao de Pollo, a stew with tender chicken, rice, and vegetables. It’s a traditional Caribbean dish, perfect for colder days.

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    13. Jamaican Curry Chicken

    Jamaican Curry Chicken… Just three words: Simple, Bold and Flavorful. 

    Chicken and potatoes, everyone’s favorite comfort food… Curry it!! You will be amazed how much flavor you get in every single bite.

    Bring home these fresh and delicious Caribbean flavors, they are extremely straightforward and easy to cook in your dutch oven.

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    14. Southern Chicken Stew with Black Eyed Peas

    Introducing a scrumptious addition to your comfort food collection: Southern Chicken Stew with Black Eyed Peas.

    Its hearty texture and cozy flavors are sure to warm your heart. Luckily, this dish is a breeze to make with just a few humble ingredients and minimal hands-on time.

    So gather the family around, dig in, and relish in the comfort of this savory delight.

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    15. Chicken Caldereta

    Indulge in the exquisite flavor of Chicken Caldereta, a mild yet delicious coconut-based Filipino stew. Packed with a plethora of nutrient-rich veggies, this dish is sure to tantalize your taste buds.

    It’s one of our favorite chicken stew recipes!

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    16. Chicken Chasseur

    Chicken Chasseur is one of the most popular French Chicken recipes. It’s a simple dish where chicken simmers in a tomato based sauce with wine and plenty of fresh herbs.

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    17. Mediterranean Chicken Stew with Apricots

    This exquisite Mediterranean Chicken Stew elevates your coq au vin to the next level! It offers complexity of flavor, yet is deceptively easy to prepare.

    Whether you choose to wow your guests or savour it for yourself, this dish does not disappoint!

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    18. Country Captain Chicken

    Country Captain Chicken… Indian curry meets Lowcountry cooking. Simply known as Country Captain, this is a Southern Icon you may have never tasted.

    Often found on tables from Charleston to Savannah, it’s a delicious chicken stew simmered in tomato sauce, a simple dish layered with vibrant spices resulting in amazing flavors.

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    19. Tuscan Vegetable Chicken Stew

    Are you looking for a hearty meal to warm you up on chilly nights? Look no further as this Tuscan Vegetable Chicken stew!

    This stew is packed with nutritional ingredients like chicken, white beans, and your favorite on-hand veggies and amazing seasonings, making the dish soul-satisfying.

    Pair this incredible stew with breadsticks or rolls, and enjoy every spoonful. It is sure to be your new favorite comfort food!

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    20. Instant Pot Chicken Stew

    While chicken stew is undoubtedly delicious, the long wait is often a drawback. For such situations, we have an incredibly simple recipe to create a quick and hearty instant pot chicken stew.

    The savory sauce beautifully complements the tender chicken and flavorful vegetables, making it a recipe you don’t want to miss!

    Give it a try, and we guarantee that you will love it too!

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    21. Chicken and Dumplings

    Few dishes evoke the feeling of “comfort food” like chicken and dumplings. Think of it: piping hot chicken stew with fluffy dumplings, all cooked together in a single pot. Need I say more?

    The inimitable combination of flavors and textures is nothing less than cozy perfection.

    Get the Recipe @ thenovicechefblog

    22. Chicken and White Bean Stew

    Nothing can beat this hearty and super comforting Chicken and White Bean Stew! It will instantly warm you up from the inside out.

    In a large skillet, simply sear chicken till golden brown and then cook celery, shallots, potatoes, white beans, and kale in a super flavorful white wine sauce. The end result is simply divine.

    The chicken, potatoes, and white beans will be your new favorite combination for cozy food. Enjoy.

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    23. Gumbo

    Gumbo, a traditional Creole specialty from Louisiana, is a classic medley of meats and seafood blended with the holy trinity of vegetables, Creole spices, and herbs.

    Though it simmers for hours, the wait is well worth it to taste the goodness with the first spoonful.

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    20+ BEST Chicken Stew Recipes

    This collection of comforting and easy Chicken Stew Recipes includes a variety of flavors from all around the world.


    • 5 slices of bacon
    • 5 chicken thighs
    • 1 cup chicken stock or broth
    • 3 carrots, chopped
    • 8oz mushrooms, sliced
    • 2 tsp thyme
    • 1/2 head small cabbage, chopped
    • 2 15oz cans black eyed peas, drained


    1. In a braiser or dutch oven over medium high heat, fry bacon until crisp. Remove it to a plate.
    2. Add chicken to the pot and brown 6-8 minutes skin side down. Flip and cook an additional 3-4 minutes. Remove to a plate.
    3. Deglaze the pan with chicken broth, stir in the carrots, mushrooms, thyme and broken up bacon. Nestle the chicken, skin side up) into the mixture.
    4. Cover and cook an hour to an hour and a quarter, adding in the cabbage and black eyed peas with about half an hour remaining.

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