Chicken Stew (Doro Wat) Recipe

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Anne April 28, 2021

How To Make Chicken Stew (Doro Wat)

Doro Wat is an Ethiopian chicken stew simmered in a rich and spicy broth, and served with boiled eggs, for a perfectly filling dinner meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2red onions
  • salt
  • 4tbspunsalted butter
  • ¼tspground cardamom
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 3cloves
  • 2garlic clove
  • 1ginger
  • 1tbspberbere,or mild chili powder
  • cupschicken stock
  • 1chicken
  • ¼cupdry red wine
  • 1lime,juiced
  • 2hard boiled eggs

Instructions

  1. Combine the onions, a pinch of salt, and half of the spiced butter in a Dutch oven or other large deep pot over low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes, until the onions are golden.

  2. Add the remaining butter, the cardamom, black pepper, cloves, garlic, ginger, and Berbere and cook for about 10 minutes, until the onions soften and take on the color of the spices.

  3. Add 2 cups of the chicken stock and the chicken legs and thighs, bring to a simmer, and simmer for 15 minutes.

  4. Add the remaining ½ cup of chicken stock and the wine, bring back to a simmer, and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the chicken breasts and simmer for 20 minutes.

  5. Gently stir in the lime juice and eggs and simmer for another 5 minutes. The sauce will be loose and soupy. Season with salt to taste.

  6. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 578.68kcal
  • Fat: 40.10g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.16g
  • Trans Fat: 0.50g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.10g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.87g
  • Fiber: 1.32g
  • Sugar: 3.30g
  • Protein: 41.28g
  • Cholesterol: 221.89mg
  • Sodium: 829.47mg
  • Calcium: 51.78mg
  • Potassium: 593.34mg
  • Iron: 2.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 167.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.48mg
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