Creamy Tomato and Chicken Stew

The cold weather has certainly hit in Melbourne. This is a great family winter warmer recipe and is a favourite with the youngsters of the household.

Creamy Chicken and Tomato Stew

Ingredients:

  • 6 Rash Bacon Short Rindless
  • 2 cups Rice
  • 500 grams chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 3 large carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 410 grams tinned tomatoes
  • 300mls cream

Method:

  1. Finely chop onion.
  2. Chop bacon into 1.5cm squares.
  3. Cut chicken breasts into small pieces.
  4. Chop tomatoes roughly in the tin.
  5. Cube potatoes and slice carrots.
  6. Place potatoes in a microwaveable container with a lid and cook for 3 – 4 minutes.
  7. Add carrots to the potatoes and cook for a further 2 minutes (or until the veggies are no longer hard.)
  8. Heat oil in a large pot and then cook bacon and onion.
  9. Once cooked, remove from pot and drain on absorbent paper.
  10. Add oil to the pot and cook chicken.
  11. Once chicken is golden add garlic.
  12. Return bacon and onion to the pot and then add tomatoes, stirring until mixture begins to bubble.
  13. Place potatoes and carrot into the pot and mix.
  14. Add cream, bring to the boil and then reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes.
  15. While the stew is simmering, cook rice by preferred method.
  16. Serve stew on a bed of rice.
Creamy Chicken and Tomato Stew
 
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Recipe type: chicken
Ingredients:
  • 6 rash bacon short rindless
  • 2 cups rice
  • 500 grams chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 3 large carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 410 grams tinned tomatoes
  • 300mls cream
Method:
  1. Finely chop onion.
  2. Chop bacon into 1.5cm squares.
  3. Cut chicken breasts into small pieces.
  4. Chop tomatoes roughly in the tin.
  5. Cube potatoes and slice carrots.
  6. Place potatoes in a microwaveable container with a lid and cook for 3 – 4 minutes.
  7. Add carrots to the potatoes and cook for a further 2 minutes (or until the veggies are no longer hard.)
  8. Heat oil in a large pot and then cook bacon and onion.
  9. Once cooked, remove from pot and drain on absorbent paper.
  10. Add oil to the pot and cook chicken.
  11. Once chicken is golden add garlic.
  12. Return bacon and onion to the pot and then add tomatoes, stirring until mixture begins to bubble.
  13. Place potatoes and carrot into the pot and mix.
  14. Add cream, bring to the boil and then reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes.
  15. While the stew is simmering, cook rice by preferred method.
  16. Serve stew on a bed of rice.

The Family Menu Plan For This Week

Baking: Banana Cake

Monday: Chicken Casserole

Tuesday: Left Overs

Wednesday: Zucchini Slice

Thursday: Fried Rice

Friday: Left Overs

Saturday: Souvlaki

Sunday: Chicken Wings, Baked Potatoes and Corn

If you are looking for further recipe inspiration, check out my complete list of Family Friendly Recipes. All of these recipes are in the database of the Planning With Kids Free Menu Planner. You can use the menu planner to plan a week of meals for your family and then print out the associated shopping list.

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5 comments...read them below or add one

  • Liss May 23, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    I really, really need to try your zucchini slice recipe. We’ve finished our glut from the garden, but they are still reasonably cheap at the markets…. !

  • Jillian Troy May 23, 2010 at 1:37 pm

    this sounds like such a yummy dinner, will be adding that to my menu plan, Can just ask how much cream do you use, I can’t seem to find it listed. thanks for such a great blog. Jill

  • PlanningQueen May 23, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    Liss – Zucchini slice is an absolute favourite with my kids!

    Jillian – Thanks for letting me know that I forgot to add the cream to the ingredients! This recipe uses 300mls cream and I have edited the recipe now :) .

  • Leanne May 24, 2010 at 6:12 pm

    I have this on the stove now & it’s smelling delicious. I love that your recipes always make large meals – plenty for my hungry tribe :-)
    .-= Leanne´s last blog ..Footy at the MCG =-.

  • Marita May 25, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    Mmmm yummy. I am so going to bookmark this to try soon.