I would probably use all breasts next time I make this. Added a green mildly spicy pepper and sweet corn form the cob. I used my own homemade taco seasoning and I upped the cilantro. Add sliced onion and cook till it browns…, Add crushed ginger & garlic and green chilli. Love it! One of my "go to" meals. It's flavourful, hearty, warming and spicy and a great "throw everything in a pot and let it cook all afternoon" kind of dish. We leave those out. It was pretty good. I added some extra veggies that I had- cauliflour and some green pepper. Spicy, hearty, filling and with fall coming on just perfect. I used all chicken breast meat, also. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. This recipe's a keeper. Hubby really enjoyed this. The sauce was too thin and didn't have that much flavor. I added 2 cups of chicken broth since the chicken was already cooked. (I always keep a container in the freezer) Wondering if a better salsa would change outcome? I do almost always use chicken breast exclusively---and the recipe is very forgiving if you just use however much chicken you have in the fridge or freezer! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Spicy Chicken Stew Recipe photo by Taste of Home. © Copyright 2020, 20 Things to Cook This Month That Have Nothing to Do With Thanksgiving, 15 Vegan Muffin Recipes for Easy Breakfasts, 15 Comfort Food Dinners That Start With Creamy Alfredo Sauce, 2-Ingredient Snacks That Are Too Easy Not to Make, Use Your Stale Bread in These Savory Bread Puddings, 13 Spiked Apple Cider Cocktails to Celebrate the Season, 15 Comfort Food Casseroles Inspired by World Cuisines, 12 Recipes to Turn Extra Chicken into Healthy Main Dish Salads, 15 Ground Beef Soup Recipes for Easy Weeknight Dinners, Ground Turkey Slow Cooker Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals, 11 Top Chicken Casseroles That Lean to the Healthy Side, 12 Classic Italian Recipes Made Easy in the Instant Pot, Nutrition I also added 10 more ounces of chicken broth. Hearty and thick, and filled with the delicious warm flavors of carrots, chickpeas, garlic, onion, fire-roasted tomatoes… along with some fresh cilantro and lemon to finish it off. Used an 8 oz jar of salsa instead of 12.5 oz and only 3 large chicken thighs instead of four and a breast. This recipe is a keeper. This is consistently one of my go-to recipes! I highly recommend. Great recipe, easy to make. Your comments help me to decide which ones to make or pass on. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Return to fire and cook on low flame for 4-5 mins…, Add 1 tbsp ghee and remaining half of crushed pepper. We loved this stew! As with all Mexican or bean soups, I added cilantro, chopped avocado, and a little sour cream on top of each bowl. My family loved it all. After 10 hours on low the chicken essentially shred itself. Heat a very large pan and fry the onions in the oil for 5 mins to soften. Soak cashews in 1/2 cup warm water for 10-15 mins. Stir in salsa, salt, cumin, chile powder and pepper. -did not use the tortilla strips I substituted chile verde for the salsa. This was very good and was almost a twist on chicken tortilla soup but thicker or more chunky. Used chicken breast, no thighs. We will make it again, but even with a mild salsa the 5 year old called it spicy. Tossed 1lb of those in and it turned out great. I do hope you give this recipe a try and like it too. I had some red peppers I needed to use so I sauteed those with some sliced onion and fresh minced garlic and threw all that in the crockpot with everything else. The sauce thickened by the time we ate it. Choose the type of message you'd like to post, Magazine subscription – save 44% and get a cookbook of your choice. Excellent, I loved it replaced 1/4 of reg salsa for Green jalapeno salsa since my husband and I enjoy spicy food I also omitted the extra salt. Used 2 large skinless/boneless breasts only. 331 calories; protein 26g 52% DV; carbohydrates 37g 12% DV; fat 7.9g 12% DV; cholesterol 61.6mg 21% DV; sodium 1301.8mg 52% DV. Much better. A great meal on a cold night. I did it with all chicken breast and it was great. It was very tasty and warmed on us on the first really cool day of Fall. -added about 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper Learn more about MariasMenu, Maria & Jose…. Thanks. It was THE BOMB! This is one of the best dishes I make in the crock pot and my family LOVES it! I used more carrots and celery than called for. tomato paste, 1.5 tsp salt, 1/2 cup frozen corn kernels. Followed the recipe except for not reading that the beans needed to be drained.