How to Cook Easy Homemade Chicken Stew

This recipe comes from Cook's Country magazine, March 2006. It's always a huge hit in our family.

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How to Cook Easy Homemade Chicken Stew Recipe
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Just a look at the supplies you will need.

Just a look at the supplies you will need.

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Prep your ingredients before starting, as some of these steps come together fairly quickly.

Prep your ingredients before starting, as some of these steps come together fairly quickly.

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Melt butter in a large skillet or sauté pan over medium heat.

Melt butter in a large skillet or sauté pan over medium heat.

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Add onion, celery, and a pinch of salt and pepper and cook till soft, 4-5 minutes.

Add onion, celery, and a pinch of salt and pepper and cook till soft, 4-5 minutes.

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Add the flour, cayenne, poultry seasoning (if using dried thyme, add it at this point. About 3/4 tsp) and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Add the flour, cayenne, poultry seasoning (if using dried thyme, add it at this point. About 3/4 tsp) and cook for 5-6 minutes.

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Slowly whisk in the broth, cream, and thyme and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes.

Slowly whisk in the broth, cream, and thyme and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes.

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Stir in vegetables, chicken, and lemon juice and simmer till heated through, 2-3 minutes.

Stir in vegetables, chicken, and lemon juice and simmer till heated through, 2-3 minutes.

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Season with salt and pepper.

Season with salt and pepper.

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Serve!

Serve!

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We served this over biscuits. This stew can also be used as a base for chicken pot pie, just thicken it a little by decreasing the amount of chicken broth by about a half a cup.

We served this over biscuits. This stew can also be used as a base for chicken pot pie, just thicken it a little by decreasing the amount of chicken broth by about a half a cup.

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