Starters  Beef  Chicken, etc  Fish  Pork, Lamb  Barbecue  One Dish  Salads  Sides  Misc. 

Menu Plan for Fall I: Week 9, Thursday

Chicken Stew with Sherry

Cooking time:  50 minutes for menu          Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

        A one-pot dinner that goes together in a snap, then simmers while you do something else.  Beef stew is traditional, but we prefer chicken.  It gets tender faster for an easy midweek meal.

Chicken Stew with Sherry   

Total time: 50 minutes
    Sherry adds flavor notes that go well with stews.  It blends well with the traditional root vegetables and enhances the flavor of the chicken. 

Chicken Stew with Sherry Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 50 minutes
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large saucepan with lid

Cut chicken
Mix paprika, flour in bag
Add chicken, toss to coat
Peel shallots
Peel, cut carrots
Cut celery
Mince garlic
Heat oil in saucepan, add chicken, brown

Add garlic, sauté
Add carrots, shallots, celery, herbs, stock, sherry
Bring to a boil
Reduce heat, cover, simmer 5 minutes
Cut potatoes, keep in water
When ready drain potatoes, add, cover, simmer
      Go do something for 30 minutes
Test vegetables, when done:
Dissolve cornstarch in stock if using
Remove bay leaves
Increase heat, thicken sauce
Serve and enjoy