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Chicken & Tomato Chakhokhbili

This easy and healthy recipe is for family and friends! Georgian cuisine at it's finest! Look no further if you are on a budget (feeds 6-8!), need a a meal for weight loss or a new dinner idea. Clean eating, low carb, 21 Day Fix, Paleo, whole foods, gluten-free, fresh produce, protein, this meal is as healthy as it gets plus SO flavorful! Serve alongside rice, potatoes, or quinoa. For more healthy recipes swing by groundedandsurrounded.com!
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 6 people


  • 2 onions, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 red bell peppers, diced
  • 4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 Tbsp dried coriander
  • 2 cups tomatoes, diced (or 1-15oz can diced tomatoes)
  • 1 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup white wine (or water)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (or parsley)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper


  • Clean and rinse the chicken before cutting it into large pieces, separating the breasts, thighs, and wings. Set aside.
  • Dice the sweet pepper, onions, carrot. Mince the garlic. Add these ingredients and 2 Tbsp oil to a large pot over med-high heat. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken pieces, dried coriander and remaining 2 Tbsp oil to the veggies for 3-5 minutes and saute until skin of chicken in browned.
  • Stir in the tomato paste, diced tomatoes, wine (or water) into the pot and bring to a boil. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes or until the mass has thickened.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Once the dish is done, you can also garnish the dish with chopped coriander (or parsley).


Feel free to add green peas to the recipe if you would like to enhance the color or add more whole foods to the dish.