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Chicken Stew

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Chicken Stew  (Tavuk Yahni)

Tomatoe3 medium size375 gr
Potatoe3 medium size330 gr
Onion2 medium size120 gr
Chicken1 piece1250 gr
Water (hot)2 1/2 cup500 gr
Salt2 teaspoon12 gr
Black Pepper1 teaspoon1 gr


Cut chicken into parts. Combine with chopped onions, minced tomates and potato wedges. Place in a saucepan. Add hot water. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until tender. Serve hot.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy362 cal
Protein28,3 g
Fat21,6 g
Carbohydrates12,8 g
Calcium32 mg
Iron2,01 mg
Phosphorus257 mg
Zinc2 mg
Sodium887 mg
Vitamin A768 iu
Thiamine0,16 mg
Riboflavin0,19 mg
Niacin10,83 mg
Vitamin C14 mg
Cholesterol123 mg

Regional Characteristics:

This is the most common recipe used throughout the country. It is served as a main dish with pilaf. A whole chicken can be used instead of cuts. It is cooked with onions only in some regions and pepper corns are used instead of black pepper.