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Hearty Chicken Stew

It's easy dinner success: a delicious stew that comes together effortlessly on a weeknight, full of flavor but short on time and effort - make it in your Instant pot or slow cooker and this will be one of your go-to meals that the whole family will enjoy!

What you need:

  • 2 pounds boneless chicken breasts

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth or bone broth

  • 1 cup salsa

  • 3 cloves minced garlic OR 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2 pounds potatoes, cut into 1" chunks We love orange-fleshed sweet potatoes, but can also use russet potatoes

  • 1 cup red bell pepper, diced OR 1 cup jarred roasted red pepper

  • 1/3 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro, finely chopped

What you'll do:

  • TRIM chicken breasts and cut into strips.

  • In a small bowl, COMBINE cumin, salt, pepper, paprika, broth, salsa, and garlic.

  • On the bottom of a 5-6 quart slow cooker or large instant pot, PLACE chopped potatoes. Place chicken and diced red pepper on top of potatoes and pour broth mixture over chicken.

  • COVER slow cooker with lid and cook on low 8 hours or on high 4 hours. Or seal instant pot and cook on Stew for 25 minutes.

  • Once done, manually release steam released if using instant pot, stir in cilantro and break up chicken as desired (we like large chunks, but shredded works too!).



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