French-Style Chicken Stew

French-Style Chicken Stew

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A fabulous French stew that combines chicken with white wine, tomatoes and basil!

  • Recipe serves6
  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time45 minutes


  • 45 ml cooking oil
  • 1 kg chicken pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 500 ml water
  • 125 ml white wine, optional
  • 1 tin (410 g) chopped tomatoes
  • 125 ml black olives, pitted
  • 10 ml Robertsons Sweet Basil
  • 60 ml KNORR Minestrone Soup


  • In a large pot, heat oil and fry chicken until lightly browned. Remove and set aside.
  • Add onion and red pepper, and cook until soft.
  • Return chicken pieces to pot, and add water , wine if using, tomatoes, black olives and Robertsons Sweet Basil.
  • Simmer for 25 minutes.
  • Mix the KNORR Minestrone Soup with a little water to form a smooth paste and stir into the stew. Simmer for 5 minutes and allow to thicken.
  • Serve with rice.