Stewy Chicken

So, since I have been cooking at home more and eating out a lot less, I have been experimenting with different recipes.  Here is one I like to call Stewy Chicken.  It’s not quite a full-on stew, but more of a braised chicken and vegetables.

So to start, I want to share a funny story.  When my family asked me what I wanted for Christmas last year, I said I needed new pots and pans.  So, my brother and his wife bought me this ginormous frying pan. I guess you really cannot tell from this picture, but it is huge.

 

I have used it several times, but I do not use it as often as I would like.  I am single and cook only for myself.  While it would be good for frying up a lot of chicken or something, it’s hard to use for a single serving meal. Seems kind of silly to make one egg in it.  It would be kind of like using a roasting pan to cook one chicken breast.

So, one thing I like to make is this stewy chicken dish.

Stewy Chicken

Ingredients

olive oil

1/2 onion

2 cloves garlic

3 sage leaves

1 cup chicken broth

splash of red wine

2 carrots

2 potatoes

2 celery stalks

3-5 random pieces of chicken

1 table spoon of flour or gluten-free Bisquick

Salt & Pepper

1 ginormous frying pan

1 knife

1 cutting board

1 spatula

Saute celery, onions, carrots, sage in olive oil.  Once soft, add a splash of red wine.  Then pour in chicken broth and add potatoes. Add pieces of chicken.  Add salt & pepper.  Bring to a boil.  Lower heat and cover.  Cook on low-medium heat for 2-3 hours.

Add flour or Bisquick to 1/4 cup of water.  Wisk until smooth.  Pour into pan and stir.  Cook another 15 minutes or so until it thickens a little.

Put in bowl and eat.  Yum!

For me, this meal lasts for a couple of days, which means I can still eat a home cooked meal, use my awesome giant pan, and not cook every day.  Win.

Advertisements

2 responses to “Stewy Chicken

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s