Slow Cooked Chicken Stew

DifficultyIntermediate

Prep Time10 minsCook Time8 hrsTotal Time8 hrs 10 mins

 1 tsp. olive oil
 1 onion
 3 garlic cloves
 4 chicken breast
 2 sweet potatoes
 1 x 400g/14oz can chopped tomatoes
 1 litre/1.05 quarts vegetable stock
 1 bay leaf
 2 tsp. oregano
 2 tsp. curry powder
 1 tsp. ground black pepper
 190g/6.5oz quinoa
 5 mushrooms
 5 spring onions

1

Peel and chop the onion and garlic cloves.

2

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, then gently fry the onion and garlic until the onion has softened.

3

Chop the mushrooms, spring onions and sweet potatoes (We leave the skin on, but you can remove if you prefer).

4

Place the chicken in the bottom of the slow cooker, then add in all the other ingredients on top (including the fried onion and garlic). Mix well, then leave on a low heat for 7-8 hours or a medium heat for 4-5 hours.

5

Remove the bay leaf from the slow cooker, then remove the chicken and shred it using 2 forks.

6

Place the chicken back into the stew and mix well before serving.

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Ingredients

 1 tsp. olive oil
 1 onion
 3 garlic cloves
 4 chicken breast
 2 sweet potatoes
 1 x 400g/14oz can chopped tomatoes
 1 litre/1.05 quarts vegetable stock
 1 bay leaf
 2 tsp. oregano
 2 tsp. curry powder
 1 tsp. ground black pepper
 190g/6.5oz quinoa
 5 mushrooms
 5 spring onions

Directions

1

Peel and chop the onion and garlic cloves.

2

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, then gently fry the onion and garlic until the onion has softened.

3

Chop the mushrooms, spring onions and sweet potatoes (We leave the skin on, but you can remove if you prefer).

4

Place the chicken in the bottom of the slow cooker, then add in all the other ingredients on top (including the fried onion and garlic). Mix well, then leave on a low heat for 7-8 hours or a medium heat for 4-5 hours.

5

Remove the bay leaf from the slow cooker, then remove the chicken and shred it using 2 forks.

6

Place the chicken back into the stew and mix well before serving.

Slow Cooked Chicken Stew

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