How to make Chicken stew, the Kenyan style
Chicken is a staple in the diets of many Kenyans. It’s a great source of lean protein. It is a good source of protein and is low in fat and low in sodium.
- 1/2 kg chicken sliced into pieces
- 2 spoonful of cooking oil
- 2 large ripe tomatoes
- 3 gloves of garlic
- 1 ginger
- 1 large onion chopped
- 1 chopped green pepper
- Salt to taste
- 1 bunch of fresh coriander
- Place the chicken pieces into a large pan and add a little water and salt.
- Place the mixture on medium heat and cover. Let it cook for at least 40 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
- Drain off the excess broth from the pot and set aside.
- Add the onions and oil to the chicken and stir until the onions begin to turn golden brown.
- Add garlic and stir for 2 minutes then add ginger and green pepper and mix well for 3 minutes.
- Add tomatoes and continue mixing in between until they are tender and fully cooked.
- Pour in the chicken broth into the mix.
- Cover and let simmer for three minutes.
- Add coriander and cover for a minute before removing from heat.
- Your meal is ready to serve.
- Chicken stew can be served with rice, ugali, mukimo or chapati.
- Enjoy your meal!
Remember that even though chicken is healthy, low-calorie food for dieters, overeating any food can cause weight gain. Ensure you eat in moderation and not overdoing it.