Entrees, Soups

Chicken Stew

This savory recipe is reminiscent of my Mom’s Famous Gumbo, but made in a quarter of the time. Perfect for a chilly evening, I find myself making this bowlful of Southern comfort at least once a month during the winter…

chicken stew; chicken and rice stew; soups with roux

While I admit to being a ‘gumbo snob’, I must repeat. This is not gumbo…just a cousin with a Louisiana flair. Starting with The Holy Trinity– celery, onions and bell peppers, you’ll build a rich roux and add in the tender chicken. Make a quick pot of rice and dinner is done! In this recipe, I used chicken thighs because I think dark meat has much more flavor than white. In any case, you can use all white meat but you’ll be missing out on some of the chicken flavor.

what is the holy trinity in cooking?
The Holy Trinity

Make a big pot of this because everyone will love it and the leftovers are even better!

chicken stew

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