Turkish Tavuk Sote (Chicken Sauté)

Turkish Tavuk Sote (Chicken Sauté)
Category: Main Dish

Description: Tavuk Sote, a comforting and aromatic dish, finds its roots in Turkish home kitchens. This flavorful chicken sauté is a celebration of tender chicken, colorful vegetables, and a harmonious blend of spices. Originating from the Anatolian region, Tavuk Sote has become a cherished recipe for its simplicity and satisfying taste.


Preparation Mode:

In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.

In the same skillet, add sliced onions and cook until softened. Add bell peppers and continue to sauté until they are slightly tender. Stir in minced garlic and diced tomatoes, cooking until the tomatoes release their juices.

Sprinkle paprika, ground cumin, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper over the vegetables. Mix well to coat the vegetables with the spices. Return the browned chicken to the skillet and combine it with the vegetables.

Dissolve tomato paste in chicken broth and pour it over the chicken and vegetables. Simmer the Tavuk Sote for about 15-20 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld and the chicken to cook through. Adjust seasoning if necessary.

Garnish with fresh parsley before serving. This Turkish Chicken Sauté pairs well with rice, bulgur, or crusty bread. Enjoy this heartwarming dish that captures the essence of Turkish home cooking.