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Creamy Chicken Stew

Creamy Chicken Stew

Want a hearty alternative to traditional stew? Try this easy-to-make Creamy Chicken Stew recipe, a meal the entire family will love. Add sliced carrots, onion, frozen peas, cubed chicken thighs and Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice and then serve over freshly baked biscuits to create a creamy, hearty meal.


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup baby carrots
  • 1 cup sliced celery, 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup cubed onion, 1-inch pieces
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 package ZATARAIN'S® Spanish Rice
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. Heat oil in Dutch oven or large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 6 to 8 minutes or until browned.
  2. Add carrots, celery and onion; cook and stir 3 minutes or until vegetables begin to softened.
  3. Stir in water and Rice Mix. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low. Stir in cream. Cover and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve over biscuits, if desired.

Serves: 8 | Serving Size: 1 cup

Serving Suggestion: Add 1 cup frozen peas after the rice is tender and cook for 5 minutes longer, if desired.

Nutritional information (amount per servings) Total Calories: 302 Sodium: 768mg Fat: 18g Carbohydrates: 22g Cholesterol: 78mg Protein: 13g Fiber: 2g

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Zatarain's. logo

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