Saturday, 21 January 2012

Easy Peasy Chicken Stew

I've been laid up in bed for the last couple of weeks feeling pathetically sorry for myself with a chest infection and needed to eat some comfort food

Luckily I had picked up some fresh chicken breasts just before I conked out and thanks to my beloved slow cooker I managed to rustle up a tasty meal with them and some tins lurking in my cupboard...

In the morning I chucked in...

2 chicken breasts (roughly chopped in to chunks)
1 can cannelloni beans
1 can chicken & mushroom soup (Morrison's cheapie!)
slightly less than 1/2 pint stock (made from a veggie Oxo cube & boiling water) 
teaspoon Provençal herbs

When I woke up in the afternoon to go to the doctor I added a tin of peas and slung in some herby dumplings

So when I got back home I had a lovely filling supper and there was enough for reheating the next day... being poorly is never quite as bad with a good bowl of chicken stew and dumplings

2 comments :

  1. Oooh, that looks lovely Rae. I might have a go myself. I'm sory to hear you've been unwell. I hope you're on the mend soon. xx

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  2. That looks delicious. I've heard that chicken soup is very good for illness. This is bound to be the same.
    Hoping you are feeling heaps better before too long.
    Maggie X

    Nuts in May

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