French Inspired Chicken Stew In a Skiller

French Chicken Stew

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

A flavorful stew that cooks up quickly and taste even better the day.


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, divided into 4 pieces
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 12 baby red potatoes
  • 2 carrots, sliced thick
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 14 ounce can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup apple juice
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  1. In a heavy skillet melt the butter.
  2. Sprinkle some of the herb mixtures on the chicken and brown in the skillet.
  3. Add onions and garlic and saute for another minute stirring constantly so as not to burn the garlic.
  4. Add the liquids and bring to a simmer
  5. Lower heat to a slow simmer and continue cooking for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the carrots and potatoes and cook for another 30 minutes or until the carrots and potatoes are tender.
  7. Check chicken with a meat thermometer to make sure chicken is thoroughly cooked.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1091Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 105mgSodium: 701mgCarbohydrates: 194gFiber: 19gSugar: 23gProtein: 58g

The nutritional information provided here are estimates and are not calculated by a registered dietician.

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More one-pot comfort food dinners include my chicken and dumpling and a one-pot Sunday Roast.

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