Edinburgh: 0131 225 5656 Email for an appointment

Warm up with a winter chicken stew

Main image 30 December, 2014

Nothing beats a homemade supper on a cold, winter evening, so why not take your mind off the weather with a warming, winter stew?

With your Christmas leftovers now devoured, we asked fully trained nutritional therapist, Anne Cross, for an alternative winter recipe.

Anne, who offers nutritional therapy at YourGP in Edinburgh, has plumped for a delicious winter chicken stew to keep you warm on these chilly winter nights.

Recipe

  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Cook: 45 – 50 minutes
  • Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1.4l hot chicken stock
  • 1 large potato, finely grated
  • 1 tbsp. fresh thyme leaf
  • 2 tsp fresh rosemary leaves
  • 2 x 850g family packs skinless chicken thighs (count the number in the pack – you need 16 in total)
  • 6 carrots, halved lengthways and cut into chunks
  • 2 parsnips, halved lengthways and cut into chunks
  • 3 leeks, well washed and thickly sliced
  • sweet potato mash and green veg to serve

Method

  1. Heat the oil in your largest pan – an extra-large wok with a lid is ideal.
  2. Fry the onion and garlic for a few minutes until soft, then pour in the stock and stir in the potato and herbs.
  3. Add the chicken and bring to the boil.
  4. Stir in the carrots, parsnips and leeks, then cover the pan and leave to simmer on a low heat for 40-45 minutes, stirring every now and then, until the chicken is tender.
  5. Serve with sweet potato mash and green veg

The final step, of course, is to share your sumptuous stew with your family and friends.

Do you have any other winter recipes that you’d like to share with us? If so, leave a comment below or get in touch on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

If you want to know how food can prevent a range of diseases and help optimise your overall health and wellbeing, you can book a nutritional therapy consultation.

To book your consultation, call us on 0131 225 5656, email reception@your.gp or use our online booking form.

Image courtesy of Stuart Spivack under CC BY-SA 2.0

comments powered by Disqus

View more testimonials
What Our Customers Have To Say

“I would highly recommend Dr Myskow for cosmetic treatments. Her relaxed approach, technique and steady hand reveal her years of experience. My results are great, a very natural look exactly how I want to look. Well worth the money”
View more testimonials

Opening Hours

Clock

Our clinics are open as much as possible for your convenience. To see the opening hours, click the link below.

View opening hours

Find Us

Front Door

View maps and contact details for our clinics at the link below.

Find us

Glasgow

Newsletter Sign Up

YourGP Head Office: Waterside House, 19 Hawthornbank Lane, Edinburgh, EH4 3BH © 2018 | Privacy | Terms & Conditions