Chicken Lima Kettle Meal Recipe


Cooking Time1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Baby lima beans1 Pound, dried
 Water6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Chicken2 1⁄2 Pound, cut up (1 no.)
 Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Green pepper1 , seeded, coarsely chopped
 Carrot1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Bay leaf1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 688 Calories from Fat 241

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.4%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 126.6 mg

Sodium 798.5 mg33.3%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.4%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 55 g110.2%

Vitamin A 85.9% Vitamin C 43.6%

Calcium 10.8% Iron 37.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Rinse the lima beans.

2) Into a heavy kettle filled with water, add the beans. Let the water come to a boil.
3) Take the kettle off the flame and let rest for about 1 hour.
4) Wash and pat dry the chicken.
5) In a skillet, heat oil. Add in the chicken pieces and brown on all sides. Remove the chicken onto a plate.
6) Drain off all the fat from the skillet, leaving behind 1 tablespoon.
7) Into the skillet, add in garlic, onion, green pepper and carrot. Saute till they turn a light brown. Add in the paprika and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir constantly.
8) Add in the browned chicken, sauted vegetables, salt, pepper and bay leaf into the lima beans.
9) Bring the mixture to a boil, covered.
10) Simmer for about 1 hour or till the chicken turns tender.

11) Serve the Chicken Lima Kettle Meal garnished with chopped parsley.