Big-Batch Calabacita Chicken Stew
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Big-Batch Calabacita Chicken Stew

A sassy chicken stew packs a powerful vitamin punch.

  • Preparation Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Recipe Makes 8-10

Big-Batch Calabacita Chicken Stew

A sassy chicken stew packs a powerful vitamin punch.

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  • Preparation Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Recipe Makes 8-10

Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
1 1/2 lbs (750 mL) boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, sliced in 1/2inch (2 cm) strips
8 cups (2 L) thinly sliced yellow or green zucchini
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped onion
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Green Giant* Frozen Peaches & Cream or NIBLETS* WHOLE KERNEL CORN or 1 can (19oz/540 mL) Green Giant* NIBLETS* WHOLE KERNEL CORN, drained
1 can (14 oz/398 mL) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Old El Paso* Thick N' Chunky Salsa
1 can (127 mL) Old El Paso* Chopped Green Chilies
Salt and pepper, if desired
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • 1 In a 6 qt (1.5 L) saucepan heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except cilantro. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender.
  • 3 Stir in cilantro; cook 1 minute longer, stirring occasionally.

Expert Tips

Kitchen Tip: Turn the heat intensity up or down by choosing mild, medium or hot Old El Paso* Thick N' Chunky Salsa.

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