Chakhokhbili with tomatoes and herbsс

Chakhokhbili with tomatoes and herbs

Today we are cooking a wonderful Georgian dish, Chakhokhbili with tomatoes and herbs. It is most often made with chicken. The meat is stewed in a fragrant sauce of onions and tomatoes, and the necessary flavor is provided by the spice khmeli suneli.
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Georgian
Servings 6 people
Calories 3 kcal


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 mix bowl


  • 6 pcs chicken thigh
  • 2 pcs tomato
  • 1 pc onion
  • ½ tsp khmeli suneli
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 bunch parsley


  • Prepare everything necessary. It is better to take not too large chicken thighs. You can also use other parts of the chicken or the whole carcass, dividing it into small portioned pieces.
    The necessary ingredients for cooking chakhokhbili with tomatoes and herbsс
  • Rinse the thighs, sprinkle with salt and khmeli suneli.
    6 pcs chicken thigh, ¼ tsp salt, ½ tsp khmeli suneli
    Chicken thighs, salt, spices
  • Place skin down on a well-heated dry pan. Fry on high heat for 3-4 minutes.
    Roasting chicken thighs
  • Once the pieces are well browned, turn them over and keep for the same amount of time. Since the thighs are quite fatty, no oil is required here, a sufficient amount of fat will render from the chicken.
    Roasting chicken thighs on the second side
  • Remove the thighs, and in the pan, place the onion cut into quarter rings. Fry until lightly golden.
    1 pc onion
    Frying onions
  • Return the chicken.
    Fried chicken thighs with onions
  • Pour over chopped tomatoes. You can use canned or fresh tomatoes. In the latter case, remove the skin and grate. The volume of tomato puree here is 250 ml.
    2 pcs tomato
    Chopped tomatoes
  • Stew on low heat under a lid for 20 minutes. If at the end of the time the sauce is liquid, open the pan, and the excess will evaporate in a couple of minutes. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
    1 bunch parsley
    Extinguishing chakhokhbili
  • Chakhokhbili can be served with a side dish of potatoes, rice, or other cereals.
    Chakhokhbili with tomatoes and herbsс


Calories: 3kcalCarbohydrates: 0.1gProtein: 0.2gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gTrans Fat: 0.002gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 17mgPotassium: 5mgFiber: 0.02gSugar: 0.02gVitamin A: 18IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 1mgIron: 0.04mg




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