Step-By-Step Guide To Make Chicken Stew On Induction Cooktop
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A brief history of Chicken Stew

Chicken stew is a classic dish that has been enjoyed by people all around the world for centuries. The origins of this comforting and hearty meal can be traced back to ancient times, when people began cooking meat in pots over a fire.

Stews have been a popular way to cook meat for thousands of years, as they allow tough cuts of meat to be cooked slowly until they become tender and flavorful. Chicken stew, in particular, has been a staple of many cultures and cuisines, from the Middle East to Europe to North America. 

What is Chicken Stew?

Chicken stew is a dish made by cooking chicken pieces in a liquid, typically a broth or sauce, with vegetables such as onions, carrots, and potatoes. The chicken and vegetables are simmered together until tender and flavorful. Other ingredients like garlic, thyme, bay leaves, and parsley may also be added for additional flavor. Chicken stew is a comforting and hearty meal that can be served as a main course for lunch or dinner. It is often served with crusty bread or rice to soak up the flavorful broth.

Chicken stew recipe using an induction cooktop

Chicken stew is a classic comfort food that is perfect for chilly days or when you just want a hearty and delicious meal. This dish is easy to make and can be customized to suit your preferences. We'll go over a basic chicken stew recipe that you can easily modify and make your own. 


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 large carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 pound potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Chopped parsley, for garnish (optional)


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  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper, then add them to the pot and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the chicken from the pot and set it aside.
  • Add the onion and garlic to the pot and cook until the onion is translucent and the garlic is fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the carrots, celery, and potatoes to the pot and stir to combine. Cook for a few minutes until the vegetables start to soften.
  • Add the chicken broth, thyme, and bay leaf to the pot and stir to combine. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and water until smooth. Add the mixture to the pot and stir well. Let the stew cook for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the broth has thickened.
  • Serve the stew hot, garnished with chopped parsley if desired.


  • Use boneless, skinless chicken thighs: Chicken thighs are more flavorful and tender than chicken breasts, and they hold up better in stews.
  • Brown the chicken before adding it to the pot: Browning the chicken before adding it to the pot helps to develop a deeper flavor and texture.
  • Cook the vegetables until they're tender: Overcooked vegetables can become mushy and unappetizing, but undercooked vegetables can be tough and flavorless. Cook your vegetables until they're tender but still have some texture.
  • Add herbs and spices for flavor: Chicken stew is a great opportunity to use herbs and spices to add flavor. Consider adding thyme, bay leaves, parsley, or other herbs to your stew.
  • Let the stew simmer: Stews benefit from long, slow cooking to develop rich, complex flavors. Let your stew simmer for at least 30-45 minutes, or even longer if you have the time.
  • Thicken the stew if necessary: If your stew is too thin, you can thicken it by whisking together cornstarch and water and adding the mixture to the pot. Be sure to let the stew simmer for a few minutes after adding the cornstarch mixture to ensure that it thickens properly.
  • Adjust the seasoning: Taste your stew and adjust the seasoning as necessary. You may need to add more salt, pepper, or other seasonings to achieve the desired flavor.


  • Use chicken breasts instead of thighs, or a combination of both.
  • Add other vegetables, such as mushrooms, sweet potatoes, or green beans.
  • Use a different type of broth, such as vegetable or beef.
  • Add herbs such as rosemary or sage for additional flavor.
  • Serve the stew over rice or with crusty bread on the side.

Wait no more, create a delicious and satisfying chicken stew that will be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy!