Chicken Cider Stew

Chicken with apple cider and vegetables makes a flavorful stew – a wholesome dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
3
to 3 1/2 lb. cut-up frying chicken, skin removed, if desired
3 1/2
cups apple cider or juice
1/4
cup ketchup
1
cup thinly sliced carrots
1
medium onion, quartered
1
(8-oz.) pkg. frozen cut green beans in a pouch
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 In Dutch oven or large saucepan, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from Dutch oven. Reserve drippings in Dutch oven. In small bowl, combine basil and pepper; mix well. Rub onto chicken pieces. Brown chicken in hot bacon drippings, turning to brown all sides; drain. Remove chicken from Dutch oven.
  • 2 Add 3 cups of the apple cider and the ketchup to Dutch oven; blend well. Add chicken, carrots, onion and green beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 45 minutes or until chicken is fork tender and juices run clear.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine flour and remaining 1/2 cup apple cider; blend well. Gradually stir into hot chicken mixture. Cook and stir until stew is thickened and bubbly. Stir in bacon. If desired, add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
    Calories
    310
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    330mg
    330%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    19g
    19%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    120%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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