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Easy Chinese Chicken Potato Stew

Chinese Chicken Potato Stew. Easy, delicious, comforting braised chicken stew with hearty potatoes and tender carrots. A dish that will warm you up instantly. Perfect with some steamed rice for dinner or lunch. Great as leftovers.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine cantonese, Chinese
Servings 2
Calories per serving 823 kcal


  • 6 chicken drumsticks
  • 3.5 cups yellow potatoes peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup carrot peeled and chopped, add more if desired
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 stalks green onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil



  • In a small bowl mix sauce ingredients. Set aside.
  • In a pot over medium high heat, add cooking oil followed by onions. Fry until translucent.
  • Next add chicken drumsticks and allow them to brown a bit on each side.
  • Throw in peeled chopped potatoes and carrots, let them fry for a couple of minutes.
  • Add sauce, followed by water. Mix everything together. Bring to a boil and then reduce to medium heat. Simmer for 20 - 25 minutes covered, or until potatoes are fork tender. Stirring occasionally.
  • Garnish with chopped green onions. Enjoy!


If you want a very thick stew sauce, remove the lid and simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
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Calories: 823kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 209mg | Sodium: 2056mg | Potassium: 2351mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 5580IU | Vitamin C: 82mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 5mg