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Spicy Chicken Stew

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

When you're craving cozy Mexican flavors, try this spicy chicken and chickpea stew. It couldn't be easier to make—just round out the meal with a fresh tossed salad. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Spicy Chicken Stew Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with onions, undrained
  • 1 cup lime-garlic salsa
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • Sour cream, optional

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, cook chicken and garlic in oil for 5 minutes. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, salsa and cumin. Cover and simmer until chicken is no longer pink, about 15 minutes. Stir in cilantro. Top with sour cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 359 calories, 17g fat (4g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 622mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 31g protein.

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