Chicken Stew Recipes

Few one-dish meals comfort and satisfy quite like a hearty chicken stew. Whether you're looking for a slow cooker chicken stew (such as our Chipotle Chicken Stew with Lentils), or you need something fast (like our Quick Moroccan Chicken Stew that's ready in 35 minutes), you'll love this collection of our best chicken stew recipes.

Coconut-Curry Chicken Stew

With sweetness from coconut milk, a touch of tartness from lime juice, and a windfall of spice from curry, this slow cooker chicken stew pushes all the right flavor buttons.

Brown Ale-Braised Chicken

What's the difference between a chicken stew and braised chicken? They're basically the same thing, except that a braise generally calls for less cooking liquid than a stew. Both result in tender meat and rich, bold flavors—as you'll see in this nicely spiced dish.

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How to Cook Ale-Braised Chicken

See it, do it—nothing to it! Here's everything you need to know to make this one-of-a-kind chicken stew!

Blanquette-Style Chicken Stew

A blanquette is a specialty of France that generally stars veal, chicken, or lamb with onions and mushrooms in a rich, creamy sauce. Yet for all its French pedigree, it's a relatively easy chicken stew to make!

Confetti Chicken Big Bowl

Get ready for a bonanza of broccoli, carrots, snow peas, and great seasonings galore—all tangled up in irresitibly hearty ramen noodles. No doubt about it, you'll probably never meet a more creative and colorful chicken stew than this magnificent bowl of wonder!

Puerto Rican Chicken Stew

Also known as asopao de Pollo, this chicken stew recipe starts with a sofrito, a mixture of sautéed garlic, herbs, and peppers. And it just gets better from there: With ham hocks, olives, and capers, it's one of the most flavor-charged chicken stew recipes in our collection!

Indian-Style Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Complex spices give this slow cooker chicken stew an enticing depth of flavor, while adding spinach at the very end of cooking time brings irresistible freshness and sparkle.

French Chicken Stew

Herbes de Provence—dried spices anchored by rosemary and thyme—are your secret weapons to this easy slow cooker chicken stew. In the mood for something creamy? You can substitute Alfredo sauce for the tomato sauce, if you like.

Spring Chicken Stew

Who says chicken stew recipes are for fall and winter only? With baby carrots and bok choy to provide freshness and sparkle, along with lemon juice and mustard for bright flavor accents, this chicken stew will hit the spot as appetites go lighter in spring.

African Peanut-Chicken Stew

When you're in the mood for chicken stew recipes that veer off the beaten path, give this gem a go. It stars chicken, eggplant, sweet potatoes, and fascinating spices in a deliciously nutty broth.

Slow Cooker Chicken Stew with Garam Masala, Peas, and Potatoes

Spice up a weeknight meal with this easy Indian-inspired chicken stew. PS: Because they can withstand a long simmering time, thighs are a great choice for chicken stew recipes like this one. They'll stay moist and flavorful, even after a long simmer in the slow cooker. 

Italian Chicken Stew with Fennel and Cannellini

White beans, fennel, garlic, and just the right herbs and spices give this slow cooker chicken stew an unmistakably Italian angle. More good news: If you're looking for low-fat, low-calorie chicken stew recipes, you've come to the right place.

Chicken Stew with Red Beans and Sweet Potatoes

Why settle for a simple green chile chicken stew when you can bring a lot more flavor to the table? Here, Cajun seasoning, garlic, and diced tomatoes with green chiles give the chicken stew its spice, while the sweet potatoes and peanut butter add sweet and nutty notes.

Quick Moroccan Chicken Stew

Raisins, olives, chickpeas, and a windfall of exotic spices are the hallmarks of this fabulous Moroccan chicken stew recipe. Quick-cooking couscous provides the speedy side to the 35-minute recipe.

Chicken Stew with Spinach Dumplings

You'll love the dumplings in this quick chicken stew! They're irresistibly rich (thanks to ricotta and Asiago cheeses) and bright (thanks to the spinach and lemon peel).

Classic Chicken Stew with Dumplings

Bone-in chicken parts add immense flavor to this chicken stew. Once the chicken cooks, it slides off the bone easily, leaving wonderfully silky meat for the rich and luscoius finished dish.  

Chipotle Chicken Stew

This chicken stew slow cooker recipe gets flavor from chipotle peppers. Better yet, at just 9 g fat per serving, it proves that chicken stew recipes can be heart-healthy, too!  

Basque Chicken Stew

There are probably as many Basque chicken stew recipes as there are Basque cooks! However, onions, garlic, tomatoes, and red pepper are among the must-haves for the lively dish.

Chicken and White Bean Stew

Alfredo sauce adds creaminess to this green chile chicken stew. Fiber-packed white beans and reduced-sodium chicken broth help keep the recipe on the healthful side.

Moroccan-Style Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

This Moroccan chicken stew gets a touch of sweetness from dried apricots and raisins, which nicely complement the warm spices. It's a great chicken stew slow cooker recipe for fall and winter.

Heart-Healthy Chicken Stew with Dumplings

If you're looking for healthful chicken stew recipes, you've landed in the right spot! This low-fat version of chicken and dumplings brings all the comfort of a grandmotherly chicken stew, with less fat and calories.

Chipotle Chicken Stew with Lentils

Craving Tex-Mex flavors? This chicken stew slow cooker recipe calls on many of the seasonings you'll find in a great bowl of chili—including chili powder, oregano, cumin, and garlic. Top it off with avocado slices to add a little freshness to the long-simmered chicken stew.

Coq au Vin Stew

This chicken stew slow cooker recipe is a simple, five-ingredient version of coq au vin, a classic French recipe. Onion soup mix addsflavor while keeping the list of ingredients short.

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