Warm and Spicy Pumpkin and Chicken Stew – Written for FBM Holidays

The nights are drawing in and getting cooler and cosier. This spicy pumpkin and chicken stew is ideal for warming up the chilly autumnal evenings, best enjoyed in a hearty portion in a large bowl!

Serves: 3-4
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes


  • 6 chicken thighs and 2 chicken breasts (skinless)
  • A small pumpkin, peeled and deseeded
  • 1 large onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 tin of plum or chopped tomatoes
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp hot paprika
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 star anise
  • Small bunch of coriander
  • 300ml chicken stock
  • Vegetable oil or butter
  • Optional: salted butter

Get the rest of the recipe over on the FBM Holidays blog.

Published by Alice Shuttleworth

I am a freelance content and creative writer studying a Postgraduate MA in Children's Literature.

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