Spanish Chicken Stew Recipe

Spanish Chicken Stew Recipe
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Spanish Chicken Stew is a thick, spicy and warming preparation. Learn how to make/prepare Spanish Chicken Stew by following this easy recipe.
Spanish Chicken Stew Recipe
Preparation Time 35 Minutes
Cooking Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 426
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 Red Onions (cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 3 cloves Garlic (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 (28 ounce) can Italian Plum Tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can Garbanzo Beans
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes (crushed)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 2 Carrots (cut into chunks)
  • 1 Potato (cubed)
  • 4 Chicken Thighs
  • 4 ounces Spanish Chorizo Sausage (casing removed, sliced ¼-inch thick)
How to make Spanish Chicken Stew:
  • Place a large saucepan on medium-high flame and add olive oil to it.
  • Add onions and garlic. Stir and cook till onion are softened and turn translucent.
  • Add tomatoes, garbanzo beans and water.
  • Season with paprika, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  • Add carrots and potato. Mix well.
  • Place the chicken thighs, with their skin side up, on the top of the vegetables.
  • Allow the mixture to boil on high heat. Once boiled, reduce it to medium flame.
  • Cover the pan and let it simmer for about 25 minutes, till the chicken turns tender.
  • Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C).
  • Remove the chicken from the stew and keep aside.
  • Add the Spanish chorizo sausage to the stew and stir well.
  • Pour the stew into a glass baking dish.
  • Place the chicken thighs on top of the stew with the skin side up.
  • Bake the stew for 15 minutes till the stew has thickened and the chicken skin turn crispy.