10 Terrific Chicken Stews

Warm up with a hearty bowl of chicken stew packed with tender chunks of chicken and savory veggies.

  • Chicken, Pasta, and Chickpea Stew
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

    Chicken, Pasta, and Chickpea Stew

    Capture the essence of a rustic Italian dish in this stew featuring a homemade marinara sauce, chickpeas, ditalini pasta and pieces of boneless chicken thighs.
  • Green Chile-Chicken Stew
    Jim Henkens

    Green Chile-Chicken Stew

    Despite being loaded with peppers and chiles, the heat of this stew is not overwhelming as the chiles are balanced by corn, tomatoes, tomatillos, white beans and hominy.
  • Chicken Stew with Olives and Lemon
    Dan Goldberg

    Chicken Stew with Olives and Lemon

    The succulent texture and robust flavor of chicken thighs stand up well to braising. Add the bright flavors of parsley, lemon, capers, and green olives for a fresh twist on cold-weather cooking.
  • Chicken Stew with Sweet Peppers
    Karry Hosford

    Chicken Stew with Sweet Peppers

    A medley of roasted bell pepper, carrot, zucchini and green chiles adds vibrant color and flavor to this chicken-and-bean-filled stew.
  • Sweet and Spicy Chicken and White Bean Stew
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Sweet and Spicy Chicken and White Bean Stew

    Cardamom, cloves, turmeric, and lemongrass add some unexpected flavor to this chicken and bean stew. Light coconut milk adds the touch of sweetness.
  • Brunswick Stew
    Randy Mayor; Leigh Ann Ross

    Brunswick Stew

    Make a classic Southern stew using boneless chicken thighs instead of game meat. Using frozen limas and corn is great for fall when these veggies are not in season.
  • Chipotle-Chicken Stew

    Chipotle-Chicken Stew

    Add a Southwestern flair to this chicken stew with chipotle peppers, ground cumin, and cilantro. Use a big pot because this stew will feed a crowd.
  • White Chicken Stew Brew
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    White Chicken Stew Brew

    This hearty chicken and white bean stew gets its thick creaminess from mashed beans and whipping cream.
  • Singapore Chicken Stew
    James Carrier

    Singapore Chicken Stew

    Highlight Asian flavors such as Chinese five spice, coconut milk, fresh ginger and water chestnuts in this succulent one-dish meal.
  • Dijon Chicken Stew with Potatoes and Kale
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

    Dijon Chicken Stew with Potatoes and Kale

    This hearty meal in a bowl features tender pieces of white and dark meat chicken simmered with kale, potatoes, and leeks. The mustard adds just the right amount of tanginess to the savory stew.
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