Winter calls for hearty, soul-warming meals, and what better way to satisfy your cravings than with a wholesome Chicken Stew? Packed with nutritious ingredients, bursting with flavor, and now featuring the added benefit of Sunfiber — an excellent source of soluble fiber. This recipe is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a boost for your overall wellness. Get ready to indulge in a comforting bowl of goodness that not only warms your soul but also nourishes your digestive health.
- 5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 large onion, diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 carrots, sliced
- 2 celery stalks, chopped
- 1 pound potatoes, diced
- 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 2 tablespoons of Sunfiber (Guar gum fiber)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley for garnish
- Sunfiber (optional)
- In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add diced chicken and cook until browned. Remove the chicken and set aside.
- In the same pot, add more olive oil if needed. Sauté onions and garlic until softened.
- Add carrots, celery, and potatoes. Cook for a few minutes until vegetables begin to soften.
- Pour in the chicken broth, scraping the bottom of the pot to incorporate any flavorful bits. Add bay leaves, thyme, salt, and pepper.
- Return the browned chicken to the pot. Bring the stew to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
- Add frozen peas and Sunfiber, stirring well to incorporate. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
- Remove the bay leaves and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
- Lean Protein: Chicken is an excellent source of lean protein, which is essential for muscle health, immune function, and overall body repair.
- Sunfiber (Guar Fiber): Promotes digestive health by supporting regular bowel movements and feeding beneficial gut bacteria.
- Vitamins and Minerals: Carrots and potatoes contribute to the stew's nutritional value by providing vitamins A and C, potassium, and fiber.
- Immune Support: Garlic has immune-boosting properties, providing antioxidants and potential anti-inflammatory benefits.
- Hydration: The broth in the stew helps keep you hydrated and can be beneficial for joint health.
- Heart Health: Olive oil used for sautéing is a source of healthy monounsaturated fats, which can contribute to heart health.
Enjoy the enhanced flavor and health benefits of our Fiber-Rich Chicken Stew with Sunfiber! A delicious way to support your digestive health during the chilly winter months.