creamy chicken and apple stew

This creamy chicken and apple stew is one of our favourite winter comforts!

  • 55 mins
  • 6
  • Easy


  • 125ml cake flour
  • 8 chicken pieces (thighs and drumsticks)
  • 100g butter
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 250ml chicken stock
  • 3 green apples, cored and cut into wedges
  • 250ml cream
  • handful dill, chopped
  • rice, to serve


  1. Season flour, toss chicken in flour and shake off excess. Heat butter on medium and brown chicken all over for about 8 minutes. Season.
  2. Add onions and celery and cook for about 3 minutes. Add apple juice and chicken stock, cover and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked. Add stock as necessary.
  3. Add apples and cream and simmer, lid off, for about 5 minutes or until apples are tender. Season and add dill. Serve with rice.

Magazine issue date: July, 2015

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