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

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)

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.

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