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How to cook easy homemade chicken stew

This recipe comes from Cook's Country magazine, March 2006. It's always a huge hit in our family.

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Just a look at the supplies you will need.

Just a look at the supplies you will need.

Prep your ingredients before starting, as some of these steps come together fairly quickly.

Prep your ingredients before starting, as some of these steps come together fairly quickly.

Melt butter in a large skillet or saut\u00e9 pan over medium heat.

Melt butter in a large skillet or sauté pan over medium heat.

Add onion, celery, and a pinch of salt and pepper and cook till soft, 4-5 minutes.

Add onion, celery, and a pinch of salt and pepper and cook till soft, 4-5 minutes.

Add the flour, cayenne, poultry seasoning (if using dried thyme, add it at this point. About 3/4 tsp) and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Add the flour, cayenne, poultry seasoning (if using dried thyme, add it at this point. About 3/4 tsp) and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Slowly whisk in the broth, cream, and thyme and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes.

Slowly whisk in the broth, cream, and thyme and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes.

Stir in vegetables, chicken, and lemon juice and simmer till heated through, 2-3 minutes.

Stir in vegetables, chicken, and lemon juice and simmer till heated through, 2-3 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper.

Season with salt and pepper.

Serve!

Serve!

We served this over biscuits. This stew can also be used as a base for chicken pot pie, just thicken it a little by decreasing the amount of chicken broth by about a half a cup.

We served this over biscuits. This stew can also be used as a base for chicken pot pie, just thicken it a little by decreasing the amount of chicken broth by about a half a cup.

  • 4.0Tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 1.0 Medium onion, minced
  • 1.0 Celery rib, chopped fine
  • 0.0c All-purpose flour
  • 0.0tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 0.0tsp Poultry seasoning
  • 2.0c Low sodium chicken broth
  • 0.0c Heavy cream
  • 2.0tsp Chopped fresh thyme
  • 1.0 10oz package frozen peas and carrots
  • 4.0c Rotisserie chicken, skin discarded, meat chopped
  • 4.0tsp Fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste