Sunshine Lemon Chicken Stew

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recipe by Suvi Coffey

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    45mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    3
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    272
based on 1 ratings

This is one of my favourite go to dinners. Its made in one pot. You can serve it with anything you like, including potatoes, rice, quinoa, or have it just on its own. It is so fragrant and delicious. Nobody would ever know you made it well in under an hour. I love how the whole lemon is used and in just 25 minutes it cooks down to resemble preserved lemons. Absolutely divine, you wont regret making this one.

recipe updated Oct 15, 2019

Ingredients

  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    3
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    about ½ teaspoon (1g)
  • Smoked paprika icon
    Smoked paprika
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    about ½ teaspoon (1g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    5 tbsp (74ml)
  • Chicken thighs icon
    Chicken thighs
    6
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    1 (140g)
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    1 (58g)
  • White wine icon
    White wine
    100ml (½ cup)
  • Water icon
    Water
    150ml (½ cup)
  • Saffron threads icon
    Saffron threads
    about ½ teaspoon (1g)
  • Green olives icon
    Green olives
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan

Step preview

  1. Add garlic clove, ground turmeric, smoked paprika, ground cumin and olive oil to a clean small bowl
  2. Mix with tablespoon
  3. Add chicken thighs to a clean medium bowl
  4. Transfer spices to chicken
  5. Coat
  6. Add olive oil and onion to a clean saucepan
  7. Fry until translucent
  8. Transfer chicken to saucepan
  9. Add lemon, white wine, water and saffron threads to the saucepan
  10. Simmer - 25 min
  11. Sprinkle with green olives
  12. Serve
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