Chicken & Wild Rice Stew with Kale

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Chicken & Wild Rice Stew with Kale

Chicken & Wild Rice Stew with Kale

This chicken stew is soooo good. It's filled with comfort veggies and hearty wild rice that's cooked low and slow in a crockpot. The perfect dinner on a chilly day.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Slow Cooker on High 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 20 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Diet Blue, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Servings 8
Cost $2.77 per serving
Sodium 334 mg

Equipment

  • Crockpot

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • teaspoons Dried Thyme
  • teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 6 cups Low Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 8 ounces Mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup Carrots chopped
  • 1 cup Celery chopped
  • 1 cup Onion chopped
  • 1 cup Wild Rice
  • ½ cup Dry Sherry not cooking sherry
  • 1 teaspoon Chopped Garlic (jar)
  • 1 (5-ounce) bag Tuscan Kale
  • 1 cup Light Sour Cream
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice

Instructions
 

Cook Stew in a Slow Cooker

  • Place chicken in crockpot. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon thyme, salt and pepper. Add mushrooms, carrot, celery, onion, rice, broth, sherry, and garlic. Stir to combine.
    Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours.

Finish the Stew

  • With a slotted spoon, remove the chicken to a clean cutting board. Shred or chop the chicken and return to crockpot.
    Add kale, ½-cup sour cream, lemon juice, and remaining ½-teaspoon thyme.

Plate and Serve

  • Divide stew evenly between 8 soup bowls. Top each bowl with 1 tablespoon sour cream.

Notes

Note on Picture:  I used spinach in place of the kale because grocery store was out of any kale.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken & Wild Rice Stew with Kale
Amount per Serving
Calories
287
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
74
mg
25
%
Sodium
 
334
mg
15
%
Carbohydrates
 
28
g
11
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
31
g
62
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Chicken Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Heart Healthy, High Protein, Soups and Stews
Food Groups ***Meat = 3.5 servings, Grains = 1 serving, Vegetables = 1 serving
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