Warm Up Your Winter with a Chicken Waterzooi Recipe

January 16, 2024

Winter in Belgium is a time for comfort, warmth, and delicious food that brings coziness to the chilly days. At InPlace, we are renowned for our top-notch domestic cleaning services, but did you know we also offer domestic culinary services? Today, we're excited to share a classic Belgian recipe perfect for winter: Chicken Waterzooi.

Chicken Waterzooi - A Belgian Winter Delight

Chicken Waterzooi is a traditional Belgian stew, known for its creamy texture and rich flavors. It's a perfect dish to warm you up during the cold Belgian winter.


  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 cup of cream
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 leeks, sliced
  • 2 potatoes, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish


  1. Cook the Chicken: In a large pot, cook the chicken pieces until they are lightly browned.
  2. Add Vegetables: Add the carrots, leeks, potatoes, onion, and garlic to the pot. Cook until the vegetables start to soften.
  3. Pour in Broth: Add the chicken broth and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until the chicken is fully cooked.
  4. Cream it Up: Stir in the cream and continue to simmer for a few more minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Garnish and Serve: Remove the bay leaves, garnish with fresh parsley, and serve hot.

Enjoying Chicken Waterzooi

This hearty stew is not only a treat to your taste buds but also a warm hug for your soul during the frosty Belgian winter. It's a perfect dish to gather around with family and friends.

InPlace's Culinary Services

Remember, InPlace goes beyond just cleaning your home. We also offer domestic culinary services to help you manage your household more effectively and enjoyably. Our team can assist in meal preparation, ensuring you have more time to relax and enjoy these delicious meals with your loved ones.

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