*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    CAROLYN'S SOUTHWESTERN CHICKEN STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews                      Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       lb           Chicken pieces -- skin & fat
                         .  removed
                         Flour -- all-purpose
      1/4   c            Olive oil
    2       tb           Garlic -- minced
    3       cn           Chicken broth -- 14oz each
    1       cn           Hunt’s whole tomatoes -- 14oz
    1       cn           Hunt’s tomato paste
   16                    Pearl onions
    1 1/2   ts           Seasoned salt
    1 1/2   ts           Ground cumin
    4                    Sprigs oregano
    4                    Sprigs thyme
    1                    Bay leaf
      1/4   ts           Red pepper flakes -- crushed
    8       oz           Kielbasa or smoked turkey
                         .  sausage
    2       c            New potatoes -- cut in chunks
    2       c            Carrots -- cut into chunks
    2       c            Zucchini -- cut into chunks
    2       c            Yellow squash, cut into
                         .  chunks
    1       cn           Whole kernal corn -- 8oz
                         Cilantro -- chopped
 
   In a bag, coat chicken with 1/4 cup flour. Bone
   chucken in Dutch oven in hot oil; remove and set
   aside. Drain drippings, except 1 tsp, from pot. Saute
   1 Tbsp flour and garlic in drippings 30 seconds. Stir
   in next 10 ingredients starting with chicken broth and
   ending with red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil, reduce
   heat and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes. Add chicken
   and Kielbasa, cover and simmer 20 minutes longer. Skim
   excess fat. Add vegetables, simmer, covered, 30
   minutes longer. Sprinkle with cilantro before serving.
  
 
 
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