West African-Style Chicken & Fennel Stew

West African-Style Chicken & Fennel Stew

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All the great flavors of a long-cooking stew come together in less than an hour in this skillet stew featuring deliciously different ingredients like chickpeas, fennel, lemon and some kicked up spices.

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Time needed

20 min preparation + 30 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper
  • 12 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 pounds), cut in thirds lengthwise
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 large bulbs fennel, cut in half and cut into 1/2-inch slices crosswise
  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) Campbell's® Condensed French Onion Soup
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1 can (about 15 ounces) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley or cilantro leaves
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest

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Directions

Stir the cumin, paprika and red pepper in a small bowl.  Season the chicken with the cumin mixture.

Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat.  Add the chicken and cook until well browned, stirring occasionally.  Remove the chicken from the skillet.

Add the fennel to the skillet and cook for 10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Stir the soup, lemon juice and chickpeas in the skillet and heat to a boil.  Return the chicken to the skillet.  Reduce the heat to low.  Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.  Stir in the parsley and lemon zest just before serving.


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