Healthy Turmeric Chicken Stew

Healthy Turmeric Chicken Stew

Meat and Poultry Chicken Chicken Breasts Healthy

This is one of my favorite 30-minute weeknight recipes. Turmeric (curcuma) is a bright yellow spice primarily found in India and Indonesia, and is one of the main ingredients in curry. It adds an exotic color and flavor to any dish.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 183
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 43m


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 small eggplant, cubed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth


  • 1   Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook until browned and no longer pink in the center, about 5 minutes. Add sweet potatoes and onion; cook and stir until onion is translucent, 2 to 3 minutes. Add eggplant, garlic, ginger, and turmeric; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute more. Pour in broth and simmer stew until thickened, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 5.5g 9%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 71mg 3%
Potassium 538mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 24.1g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5.1g 20%
Protein 9.9g 20%
Sugars 6g  
Vitamin A 13451IU  
Vitamin C 5mg  
Calcium 42mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 5mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 41mg  
Folate 26mcg