Butternut Squash and chicken stew (can be slow cooked)

LornaAuthorLorna
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i never know whether to call this a stew or a curry. It is delicious served with either rice or mashed potatoes and on occasion i have even added potatoes to the recipe xx Lorna xx

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time8 hrsTotal Time8 hrs 20 mins

 ALL recipes are based on a family of four.

 100 g plain flour
 4 tbsp oil
 2 large chicken breasts or 4 boneless chicken thighs
 1 onion diced
 4 garlic cloves crushed
 2 chillies chopped
 1 butternut squash
 300 ml chicken stock
 3 bay leaves
 4 tbsp creme fraise or cream or natural yoghurt

1

sprinkle flour onto a plate

2

add half the oil to a pan and dredge the chicken in the flour

3

fry for 4-5 minutes

4

put chicken into a pot or the slow cooker

5

heat the rest of the oil and fry the onion for 5 minutes, add the chilli and garlic and f4ry for 2-3 minutes

6

add stock and deglaze the pan

7

tip the mix into the pot or slow cooker and add the butternut squash, thyme and bay leaves. Stir well and then cook for 45 minutes on the stove or 8 hours in the slow cooker on low

8

stir well and mash down the butternut squash slightly

9

add the creme frais or cream or yoghurt and cook for a further 10 minutes on the stove or 30 minutes in the slow cooker

Ingredients

 100 g plain flour
 4 tbsp oil
 2 large chicken breasts or 4 boneless chicken thighs
 1 onion diced
 4 garlic cloves crushed
 2 chillies chopped
 1 butternut squash
 300 ml chicken stock
 3 bay leaves
 4 tbsp creme fraise or cream or natural yoghurt

Directions

1

sprinkle flour onto a plate

2

add half the oil to a pan and dredge the chicken in the flour

3

fry for 4-5 minutes

4

put chicken into a pot or the slow cooker

5

heat the rest of the oil and fry the onion for 5 minutes, add the chilli and garlic and f4ry for 2-3 minutes

6

add stock and deglaze the pan

7

tip the mix into the pot or slow cooker and add the butternut squash, thyme and bay leaves. Stir well and then cook for 45 minutes on the stove or 8 hours in the slow cooker on low

8

stir well and mash down the butternut squash slightly

9

add the creme frais or cream or yoghurt and cook for a further 10 minutes on the stove or 30 minutes in the slow cooker

Butternut Squash and chicken stew (can be slow cooked)

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