Spanish chicken stew

A healthy, hearty stew to feed the family, that you can prepare in just 10 minutes. This rustic meal is best served with chunks of crusty bread or rice

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:30 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 329
  • fat 17g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 8g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 34g
  • salt 0.7g


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 500g skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 red pepper, cut into chunky pieces
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 400ml chicken stock
  • large handful black olives (such as couchillo)
  • 50g flaked almonds, toasted
  • cooked rice or crusty bread, to serve


  1. In a large saucepan, heat 1 tbsp of the oil. Season the chicken and brown on both sides for 7-8 mins until golden, then set aside on a plate. Put the remaining 1 tbsp oil in the pan with the pepper, onion and garlic. Fry on a medium heat for 8 mins or until slightly golden. Add the vinegar and cook for 1 min.

  2. Return the chicken to the pan with the paprika and stock. Bring to the boil, then turn down to simmer for 25 mins until the chicken is cooked through. Add the olives and almonds, and serve with rice or crusty bread.

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