STEWED CHICKEN (BATES)

Stewed Chicken (bates) Recipe

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sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This is a wonderful low calorie recipe I had forgotten about until I was browsing in one of my mother's cookbooks. I have modernized it from the 1984 rendition, and added a few things. You can eat this guilt free (approximately 384 calories per serving)

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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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4
boneless skinless chicken breast (or 8 chicken thighs)
1/2 tsp
sea salt
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1 Tbsp
butter (or olive oil)
1/3 bunch
cilantro (leaves only)
1 medium
onion
1 medium
garlic clove
1/2 c
white wine
1 c
chicken stock
4 large
carrots
3 large
white turnips
2 stick
celery
4 medium
leeks
1 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
1/2 tsp
dried rosemary leaves
1
bay leaf
cilantro leaves for garnish (optional)
radish curles for garnish (optional)

How to Make STEWED CHICKEN (BATES)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Peel and quarter onion and place in food processor
    Peel garlic clove and place in processor
    Cut off stems and place cilantro leaves in processor
    Cut celery into 1-2" lengths and place in processor
    Pulse all items until coarsely diced

    Set aside
  • 2Remove most of green from leeks and cut into 1/2" cubes Set aside
  • 3Rub the chicken with salt and pepper mixture and set aside.
  • 4Melt butter over medium high heat in a heavy skillet or dutch oven with lid
  • 5Place chicken in the butter.

    Add the cilantro, onions, celery and garlic.

    Cook for about ten minutes until onions are translucent.

    STIR FREQUENTLY --DO NOT ALLOW TO BROWN.
  • 6Add white wine, chicken stock, and all other ingredients including pepper flakes and spices, except the leeks.

    Allow to come to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer and cover pan.

    Simmer for about 20 minutes
  • 7Allow to simmer for 20 minutes, then add the leeks.

    Simmer covered for 10 more minutes.
  • 8While chicken is simmering, you can cook EASY STEAMED RICE (SALLYE)
  • 9Good served over a rice bed, garnished with cilantro leaves and radish curls.

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About STEWED CHICKEN (BATES)

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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