Melveen Leed's Chicken Poi Stew
Melveen Leed shares her family's recipe for Chicken poi stew, a hearty stew thickened with poi instead of flour and water. You can also watch her make this dish on Cooking Hawaiian Style on OC16.
- 1 whole chicken cut into pieces
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 round onion
- 2 stalks celery
- 1 chicken bouillon cube
- salt & pepper to taste
- 1 bag poi
- chopped green onions
Cut chicken into cubes. Slice green onion stems and celery thinly and set aside. Heat pan with oil, add chicken, celery and green onion stems. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add 4-5 cups of water and bring to a boil. Add bouillon cube, salt and pepper to taste. Thicken with poi to your preference.
Serve with rice - we served it with Rex's fried rice!! Ono!