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Creamy Chicken Stew


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I have had this recipe for creamy chicken stew for a while and it is located in my tried and true file. It’s ingredients are very simple, but tastes amazing. I have made this dish several times for others before and they are always amazed at how it tastes.  Then when I tell them how to make it, they find it shocking that the sauce is just whipping cream.  I love to cook this comforting dish.  It is something my family loves to eat.

It all starts with cooking some onion in some butter in a large pot. Then you remove the onion and set aside. Next, in the same pot, you brown some chicken tenders. Once those are browned, you’ll add the onion back in with the carrots and potatoes. You’ll cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until the carrots and potatoes are tender.

Last, you’ll mix in some whipping cream, parsley, salt, and pepper. Simmer everything until the cream thickens. I can’t tell you how much I love this dish.

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Creamy Chicken Stew

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Creamy Chicken Stew | realmomkitchen.com

Creamy Chicken Stew


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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips (I just use tenders)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh baby carrots
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large pot, saute onion in butter until tender. Remove with slotted spoon and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, brown chicken. Return onion to pan; add potatoes and carrots. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in cream, parsley, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered until slightly thickened. 4 servings.
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Recipe adapted from Quick Cooking.

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ten November 1, 2022 - 2:30 am

I made this for dinner tonight and it was rich & yummy! It was very easy to make and relatively quick. This will be a good staple dinner for the cold evenings of winter.

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Paula February 5, 2013 - 5:49 pm

Made this for the first time and was really impressed! Turned out perfect and delicious!!! Even my husband liked it! Thanks for the recipe!

AnnC November 27, 2012 - 7:48 pm

I made this tonight and it was so hearty and delicious. Perfect stew for the winter. Thanks for sharing!

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Jamie | My Baking Addiction October 17, 2011 - 6:36 pm

Simple and delicious – that’s what one pot meals are all about! Thanks so much for entering this One Pot Meal in the Holiday Recipe Exchange!

Stephanie July 24, 2008 - 9:22 am

Oh my goodness, I am putting this on my list of recipes to try. This is right up my alley. Your pictures are so inviting. I really love it and would like to put you on my blogroll so I can continue to poke around.

kimhilder May 24, 2008 - 10:30 am

This looks really yummy!