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do you need to pre-cook chicken breasts when making a chicken stew, and how long?(any recipes recommendations would be good too)

asked by @alexsleat over 6 years ago

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Amanda Hesser

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added over 6 years ago

No -- you just add the chicken to the pot with the other ingredients and it'll cook plenty by the time the stew is done. If I can make a suggestion, I'd try chicken thighs which are more flavorful and which stand up to longer cooking. Good luck!

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added over 6 years ago

Yes on the thighs....breasts will dry out and be way overcooked in a stew...

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added over 6 years ago

They said breasts, LOL

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drbabs

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added over 6 years ago

But if you do use breasts, because that's what you have, add them in towards the end so that they just cook through and don't get tough.

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drbabs

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added over 6 years ago

I searched the site for chicken stew for you and got this:
http://www.food52.com/recipes...

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added over 6 years ago

Cheers for the answers! I went for adding the chicken a little later and it turned out pretty good, will definitely try some thighs next time too.

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