Carolyn's Southwestern Chicken Stew

Carolyn's Southwestern Chicken Stew Recipe

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3 lb
chicken, pieces
all purpose flour
1/4 c
olive oil
2 Tbsp
garlic clove, minced
28 oz
chicken broth
14 oz
tomatoes, canned whole
1 can(s)
tomato paste
pearl onions
1.5 tsp
seasoned salt
1.5 tsp
cumin, ground
oregano sprigs
sprigs fresh thyme
bay leaf
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
8 oz
2 c
carrots, cut in pieces
2 c
zucchini, cut in chunks
2 c
yellow squash, cut in chunks
8 oz
corn, drained
new potatoes, cut in chunks
cilantro, chopped

How to Make Carolyn's Southwestern Chicken Stew


  • 1In a bag, coat chicken with 1/4 cup flour.
  • 2Cook chicken in dutch oven in hot oil; remove and set aside.
  • 3Drain drippings, except 1 teaspoon, from pot.
  • 4Saute 1 tablespoon flour and garlic in drippings 30 seconds.
  • 5Stir in next 10 ingredients starting with chicken broth and ending with red pepper flakes; Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes.
  • 6Add chicken and kielbasa, cover and simmer 20 minutes longer.
  • 7Skim excess fat; Add vegetables, simmer, covered, 30 minutes longer.
  • 8Sprinkle with cilantro before serving.

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About Carolyn's Southwestern Chicken Stew

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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