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Chicken Stew in a Bread Bowl

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“I got the idea for this recipe from a book called Cook Milk in any flavour you like. Mine is similar but with many modifications. I use store bought bread bowls, however I have noticed bread bowl recipes on this site. The other option is to serve it with dumplings”
6 bowls

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in a large pot.
  2. Add water, bouillon, poultry seasoning and thyme.
  3. Simmer chicken for one and a half hours, or until done.
  4. Remove chicken, straining it into a large bowl.
  5. Return stock to large pot.
  6. Add carrots, potatoes, and celery.
  7. Simmer, covered for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  8. Meanwhile, remove chicken from the bones and cut into bite sized pieces.
  9. Combine milk and flour and gradually add to stew.
  10. Add peas and stir to stew comes back to a boil and thickens.
  11. Return chicken and heat through.
  12. Serve in bread bowls.
  13. ** either use skinned chicken pieces or skin after cooking and skim fat off after cooking broth.
  14. ** you can also use a store bought deli chicken (the skin is easily removed), removing meat and using the carcass to make the broth - you may have to add extra bouillon as per your taste.

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