Healthy Chicken and Black Bean Stew

Healthy Chicken and Black Bean Stew

Lift your chicken stew with pickled jalapeño chilli peppers and top with soured cream and grated cheese for a healthy and hearty midweek meal

Ingredients

  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
  • Onion 1 small, chopped
  • Garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • Red pepper ½, cut into chunks
  • Mild chilli powder 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds ½ tsp
  • Skinless chicken thighs fillets 6, cut into pieces
  • Tomatoes 4, chopped
  • Tomato purée 1 tbsp
  • Chicken stock 300ml
  • Black beans 400g tin, rinsed and drained
  • Pickled jalapeños 2 tbsp of drained and chopped
  • Coriander ½ a small bunch, chopped
  • Soured cream to serve
  • Mature cheddar grated, to serve

Method

STEP 1

Heat the olive oil in a pan and cook the onion and garlic for 5 minutes until softened. Add the pepper and cook for 5 minutes until softened. Add the chilli powder and cumin seeds, and cook for 1 minute. Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes until opaque.

STEP 2

Stir in the tomatoes, tomato purée and stock, and bring to a simmer. Cook for 10 minutes then add the beans and jalapeños, and cook for another 15-20 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the coriander and serve in bowls with soured cream and cheddar.