Chicken Waterzooi Stew

READY IN: 40mins
Top Review by Pansori

I make a very similiar waterzooi soup, except I use egg yolks and I poach the chicken. My husband cannot get enough of it, especially when I grill large english muffins as a side to the soup. Never had it with beer, though. Will have to give it a try!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam the celery and carrots for 5 minutes and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil and one tablespoon butter in a deep skillet; sauté chicken until golden and juices run clear (about 4 minutes per side).
  3. Cool chicken slightly and cut crosswise into large pieces; cover with plastic wrap and set aside.
  4. Add remaining butter to pan and lightly sauté the shallots, mushrooms, leek, garlic and thyme for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the St. Amand Ale and peppercorns, increase heat and simmer for about 15 minutes till the liquid is reduced by half, stirring to loosen brown bits in the pan.
  6. Stir in half & half and simmer for 10 minutes until sauce thickens.
  7. Add chicken, celery and carrots; heat through.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.
  9. Accompany with steamed new potatoes, a radicchio salad, and St. Amand French Country Ale.

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