By Kittencalskitchen on November 20, 2003
Photo by justcallmetoni
Photo by justcallmetoni
"This is a wonderful lower fat recipe...the gravy from this is so good."
Serving Size: 1 (492 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
"VERY nice stew, and so easy to make too! I used baby carrots and just tossed them in whole, apple juice instead of cider, and red wine vinegar instead of cider vinegar; all of these substitutions were made because of ingredients I had on hand. I doubled the apples as suggested, and for the chicken I actualy just cubed up some chicken that was left over from yesterday's supper. Everything came out very tender (even the chicken, which I was afraid would be too dry after essentially being cooked twice), and the taste is absolutely to die for. I think this recipe will definitely be going into a regular rotation here. Thank you for a great recipe!"
"I made this tonight. I substituted regular potatoes with sweet potatoes. I used boiling onions in the bottom of the slow cooker. It IS bland like other reviews said, I added 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon to spices mix. Very delicious, will do again! Needs toasted bread with it !"
"This is a Taste of Home recipe. I used one apple per the original recipe. The stew was very chunky with just a little broth. I think it could stand more broth with a little thickener. Seasoning was just right for my taste."
"This was an ok recipe. Pretty bland, needs some more spices or something to shake it up a bit. I really thought the apples would do something to help, but they just kind of melted away."
"Good recipe that I will make again and I am very happy to have something new and different in my crock pot repertoire. I found this searching for recipes to use up apple cider I have leftover from the holidays. I did not have the celery or caraway seed on hand. I added 3/4 teaspoon of celery seed. Thanks for sharing!"
"Good recipe - LOVED the caraway seeds - gave it a very unique flavor. Next time I'll use 2 apples as I didn't taste much apple flavor with just one. Thanks for posting. I'm always looking for quick and easy low-fat recipes."
"Loved the caraway seeds. Very flavorful but not overpowering. I didn't precook the chicken and it still turned out great. I also added more apple because they're so good in the stew."
"Very Good and "delicate" stew -- not spicy at all. Was very welcoming to come home to after a cold, rainy day. A nice fall dish!"
"This was delicious! I made some changes based on ingredients on hand. Used chicken broth instead of apple cider, but added some natural applesauce. I also left out the caraway seeds. I made this for 1 serving in my tiny crockpot. I didn't pre-cook the chicken, just threw it all together and it turned out great. Thank you!"
"I made this several days ago and somehow neglected to post my review. This was a first adventure into the wonderful slowcooking for me. Good instructions were especially welcomed from my rookie viewpoint. As for the dish itself, I really loved the tenderness of the meat and the nice combination of flavors from the tyme to the apple to the caraway. To take a wee bit of the weetness out, I used 1 cup of cider mixed with chicken broth. Was surprised that the apples disolved into the gravy but loved it none the less."
"I enjoyed this but my husband felt it was too sweet for a stew (he couldn't reconcile the celery, carrots and potatoes with the sweet flavor). I would like to try making it with a more even ratio of cider to vinegar to give more of a sweet and sour effect."
"Excellent stew! Will definitely be made again at our house. I believe there is one typo though. The 1 1/4 cups apple cide vinegar called for should be apple cider. I didn't realize the mistake until I made the recipe and had no cider so I substituted apple juice. I'm not a caraway fan so I subbed celery seed for it. I will use the suggested 2 apples next time. They are the best part of the stew. "