Hawaiian Ginger-Chicken Stew

March/April 2009

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This chicken stew has a bold ginger-flavored broth and provides a whole serving of dark leafy greens in each bowl. We tried it with frozen chopped mustard greens (available in large supermarkets) and it was even quicker to prepare and just as delicious. Serve with brown rice.

"One of my favorite EatingWell recipes. So many possible variations depending on what you have on hand -- I've added carrot and daikon radish. I make it with Chinese rice wine and different greens work well (kale, chard). I've used...
Hawaiian Ginger-Chicken Stew

20 Reviews for Hawaiian Ginger-Chicken Stew

It hits the spot!

I am eating this as I type- completely delicious! It's that time of year everyone is getting ill and I feel like this is a vaccine for the common cold!

I subbed sherry for pineapple juice and mustard greens for frozen spinach. I would say though that I used 5 cloves of garlic, 3 teaspoons of sriracha and maybe 2 1/2 inches of ginger to give it a bolder flavour.

I recommend completely!

healthy, spicy, flavourful, easy, fast

This is a great healthy dish. I substitute the sherry for pineapple juice. Still taste great.

Perfect for when you need an easy pick me up

I added slivered rehydrated shiitakes and scallions, used shaoxing rice wine instead of sherry, and subbed white pepper for the chile sauce because our kids have mild palates -- we added sambal oelek at the table. It was delicious and felt virtuous on a cold Sunday night.

Easy to make

I believe this was me. I did not like the chicken in it where the only thing my husband liked was the chicken. Alhtough this may be a good base or just great to drink the broth. I don't think I will be making this again. Thanks though!


I made this soup today with a few substitutions. I used bok choy instead of mustard greens and ground turkey instead of chicken (since we are tired of chicken dishes). It was excellent!! I also added carrots (cut up in matchsticks) I loved the ginger flavor. It wasn't to overpowering... just right.

Healthy, savory, different

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