Georgian chicken stew with tomatoes

Georgian chicken stew with tomatoes

Georgian chicken stew with tomatoes consists of fried pieces of poultry stewed in tomato sauce with the addition of garlic and spices. This national Georgian dish will be liked by everyone without exception. The chicken turns out to be very juicy, tender, and incredibly delicious. The peculiarity of chakhokhbili is the preliminary frying of the poultry in a pan without adding oil.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Cuisine Georgian
Servings 6 people
Calories 176 kcal


  • 1 pan
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board


  • 6 pcs chicken thigh
  • 2 pcs onion
  • 400 g tomatoes in their own juice
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon hops-suneli
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • chili pepper optional


  • Prepare the specified ingredients. You can buy a whole chicken and cut it up yourself. If you do not want to deal with cutting, then ready-made chicken pieces, in this case, thighs, will be an excellent option.
    Ingredients for georgian chicken stew with tomatoes
  • Put the chicken in a pan and fry without oil over high heat until golden brown on both sides.
    6 pcs chicken thigh, vegetable oil
    Roasting the chicken
  • Remove the chicken to a plate. Cut the onion into half rings and fry in a pan with a little oil until translucent.
    2 pcs onion, vegetable oil
    Roasting yellow onion
  • Return the thighs to the pan, add tomatoes in juice, black pepper, hops-suneli.
    400 g tomatoes, 1 pinch pepper, 1 teaspoon hops-suneli
    Tomatoes in their own juice, suneli hops, pepper
  • Mix and stew until the meat is ready. Stir occasionally. If necessary, you can add a little liquid.
    Stewing chicken
  • Taste and salt to taste. You can add a little sugar to balance the taste. If desired, add a little chili pepper. Finely chop the garlic and cilantro and sprinkle into the pan. Mix and let stand for another 10 minutes with the lid closed.
    2 cloves garlic, 1 pinch salt, chili pepper, 1 bunch cilantro
    Garlic, coriander
  • Transfer the chicken along with the sauce to a deep plate, sprinkle with fresh cilantro on top. Bon appétit!
    Georgian chicken stew with tomatoes


Calories: 176kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 10gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gTrans Fat: 0.002gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 137mgPotassium: 2294mgFiber: 8gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 585IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 76mgIron: 6mg
Keyword chicken, dinner




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