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Hearty Chicken Stew

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon (acceptable)
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Minced fresh ginger/1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, diced
  Peppercorns 10 (to taste)
  Whole cloves 6
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Chicken pieces/8 pieces 2 1⁄2 Pound, skinned, all visible fat removed
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Baby carrots 3⁄4 Pound (fresh or frozen)
  Green peas 6 Ounce (fresh or frozen)
  New potatoes 8 Ounce, scrubbed and unpeeled (red or white)
Directions

In a deep skillet or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat.
Saute onions, ginger and garlic until onions are soft, about 3 minutes.
Add flour and cook 1 minute, stirring quickly to prevent sticking.
Stir in tomatoes and allow to cook another 2 minutes.
Wrap peppercorns, cloves and cinnamon in a small piece of cheesecloth.
Add chicken, cheesecloth package, water and Worcestershire sauce to onion mixture.
Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 minutes.
Add carrots, peas and potatoes.
Continue to simmer, covered, until chicken and vegetables are cooked, 20 to 25 minutes.
Remove cheesecloth package and serve the stew steaming hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy

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