Medieval Chicken Recipes


Medieval Chicken Stew is a hearty and flavorful dish that takes you back in time to the medieval era. This dish is perfect for those who love rich and savory flavors. The combination of tender chicken, aromatic herbs, and vegetables creates a delicious and satisfying meal. With a prep time of 20 minutes and a cook time of 1 hour and 30 minutes, this recipe is worth the wait.


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 parsnip, peeled and diced
  • 1 turnip, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the chicken pieces and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside.
  3. In the same pot, add the chopped onion and minced garlic. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent.
  4. Add the sliced carrots, chopped celery, diced parsnip, diced turnip, and sliced mushrooms to the pot. Cook for a few minutes until the vegetables start to soften.
  5. Return the chicken pieces to the pot and add the fresh thyme, bay leaves, chicken broth, and red wine.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Bring the stew to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover the pot.
  8. Simmer for about 1 hour and 30 minutes, or until the chicken is tender and the flavors have melded together