Stewed chicken breast

Stewed chicken breast
Stewed chicken breast

Stewed chicken breast can be part of a healthy diet. Chicken breast is a lean protein source that is low in fat and high in essential nutrients like B vitamins, phosphorus, and selenium. Additionally, stewing chicken breast can help retain its moisture and tenderness, making it a delicious and healthy option for a meal. However, the overall healthiness of stewed chicken breast will depend on the ingredients used in the stew, such as the type and amount of oil, vegetables, and seasonings. Choosing healthier options, such as using low-fat cooking methods, using lean protein sources, and adding plenty of vegetables to the stew can help make this dish a nutritious and satisfying meal.

Stewed chicken breast is a delicious and hearty meal that can be made with simple ingredients. Here’s a basic recipe for stewing chicken breasts:

Stewed chicken breast ingredients


  • 700 g. chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups of chicken broth or water
  • 1 cup of diced carrots
  • 1 cup of diced celery
  • 1 cup of diced potatoes
  • 200 ml. of semi sweet white whine
  • 1 tsp. mix of seasoning (paprika, garlic, coriander, turmeric, zira, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, fennel), salt, sugar,rosemary)
  • 20 g. dill for serving
Stewed chicken breast calories
Stewed chicken breast calories

Stewed chicken breast recipe

Step 1. Marinate diced chicken breasts it in white whine 1-2 hours.

Step 2. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.

Step 3. Season the meat with salt and pepper to taste. Add the chicken breasts to the saucepan and cook for about 3-5 minutes on each side, until golden brown.

frying diced chicken

Step 4. Add to chicken dices the chopped onion and cloves of garlic to the saucepan and cook for about 2-3 minutes, until softened.

chicken with onion-and garlic

Step 5. Add the chicken broth or water, diced carrots, celery, and potatoes.

diced selery potato carrot

Step 7. Add water or chicken broth and bring to boil. Then reduce heat to low and let the stew simmer for about 30-40 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender and the chicken is fully cooked.

Step 8. Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature of the chicken and make sure it reaches 165°F.

Step 9. Serve the stewed chicken with chopped dill. For the side dish you can cook crusty bread or a bowl of rice for a filling and satisfying meal.

Stewed chicken breast

Enjoy your delicious stewed chicken breast!

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