Chipotle Chicken Stew
How to make Chipotle Chicken Stew
2 cans of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
3 tablespoons of paprika
4 tablespoons of SMOKED paprika stir
3/4 of a box of chicken broth
Brown some chicken in an oven safe pan, then remove
Add in whatever vegetables you want + 2 cans of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, 3 tablespoons of paprika, 4 tablespoons of SMOKED paprika stir
Add chicken back in
Then 3/4 of a box of chicken broth
Cook in oven covered for about an hour, shred chicken.
Calories: 250 calories | Protein: 20 grams | Carbohydrates: 10 grams | Dietary Fiber: 2 grams
Sugars: 3 grams | Fat: 10 grams | Saturated Fat: 2 grams | Cholesterol: 50 milligrams | Sodium: 800 milligrams | Potassium: 300 milligrams
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I adjust the level of spiciness in this stew?
Yes, you can control the spiciness by adjusting the amount of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce you use.
Using fewer peppers or removing the seeds and membranes can make the stew less spicy.
What vegetables work well in this stew?
You have flexibility in choosing vegetables.
Common options include bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, corn, and black beans.
You can use your favorite vegetables or what you have on hand.
Can I use boneless, skinless chicken for this recipe?
Yes, you can use boneless, skinless chicken pieces if you prefer.
Just adjust the cooking time as boneless chicken will cook faster than bone-in chicken.
Do I have to cook the stew in the oven, or can I use a stovetop method?
While the recipe suggests cooking in the oven, you can also simmer the stew on the stovetop over low heat.
Just cover the pot and cook until the chicken is tender and cooked through.
What are some common toppings or garnishes for this Chipotle Chicken Stew?
Popular toppings and garnishes include shredded cheese, chopped fresh cilantro, sliced avocado, a dollop of sour cream, or a squeeze of lime juice.
You can customize your stew with your favorite toppings.
What cut of chicken works best for this stew?
You can use bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs or drumsticks for this recipe.
These cuts add flavor and remain tender during the cooking process.
However, you can also use boneless, skinless chicken if you prefer.
How can I adjust the spiciness of the stew?
The spiciness primarily comes from the chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.
To make the stew milder, use fewer chipotle peppers or remove their seeds and membranes.
To increase the heat, add more peppers or include some of the adobo sauce.
Can I prepare this stew in advance and reheat it later?
Yes, you can make the stew in advance and reheat it when you’re ready to serve.
Stews often develop even more flavor after sitting for a day or two in the refrigerator.
Are there any recommended side dishes to serve with Chipotle Chicken Stew?
Common side dishes include rice, cornbread, tortillas, or a simple green salad.
These sides complement the stew and provide a balanced meal.
What can I do with the leftovers?
Leftover Chipotle Chicken Stew can be used in various ways.
You can make tacos, burritos, or quesadillas with the shredded chicken and stew as a filling.
It’s also great for lunch or reheated for another dinner.