Chicken and Chorizo Stew

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

High flavor fills each bowl of Chicken and Chorizo Stew--thanks to the saffron and chorizo. This Spanish-influenced stew is chockful of vegetables, making it a perfect one-dish meal. Chorizo comes in two forms: Spanish, which is used in this recipe, is cured and firm.

Yield: Serves 4
Total:
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Recipe Time

Hands On: 40 Minutes
Total: 56 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 357
  • Fat: 14.8g
  • Saturated fat: 5.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Protein: 27.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.5g
  • Fiber: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 69mg
  • Iron: 2.2mg
  • Sodium: 751mg
  • Calcium: 63mg

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 2 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 6 ounces chopped Spanish chorizo
  • 3 cups cubed red potato
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

  1. 1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan; bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 14 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken, reserving cooking liquid; cool. Shred chicken. Strain cooking liquid through a fine sieve over a bowl; discard solids.
  2. 2. Wipe pan with paper towels. Sauté sausage over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Add potato, onion, and bell pepper; sauté 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and next 3 ingredients (through saffron); sauté 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add reserved cooking liquid; bring to a simmer. Simmer 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add shredded chicken; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar. Ladle about 1 cup stew into each of 4 bowls; top each serving with parsley.
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