Apple Chicken Stew

Apple Chicken Stew Recipes

This recipes is perfect for fall. It gets its flavour from three different apple sources — fresh apples, apple cider and the French favourite from Normandy… Calvados.

Apple Chicken Stew

Apple Chicken Stew

Serves 4

4 chicken legs cut in 2

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 onion, diced

1 Cortland apple diced

3 tablespoons Calvados

1 cup apple cider

1 bay leaf

¾ cup 35% cream

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

12 fingerling potatoes cooked in salted water

3 tablespoons butter

½ bunch parsley, chopped

  1. Add olive oil to a hot pot and sear chicken until brown. Remove chicken and set aside.
  2. In same pot, add onion, then apple to brown.
  3. Add Calvados and apple cider. Stir
  4. Add bay leaf and chicken. Simmer until chicken is cooked.
  5. Strain the cooking liquid and reduce it by half.
  6. In a bowl mix cream and Dijon mustard together.
  7. Add the cream mixture and reduce until syrupy texture.
  8. Cut potatoes and saute in butter. Add chopped parsley.
  9. Serve chicken covered with sauce and potatoes on the side