How to Make Delicious Dry Bean Stew with Chicken? A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use fresh beans instead of dry beans in this recipe?
A: While this recipe is designed for dry beans, you can use fresh beans, but the cooking time and texture will vary.

Q: Is it necessary to use cola in the recipe?
A: Cola adds a unique sweetness and depth to the dish, but it can be omitted or substituted with a similar sweet liquid.

Q: How can I make this dish spicier?
A: To increase the spiciness, add more chili peppers or include a pinch of chili flakes.

Dry Bean and Chicken Stew


  • 3 Chicken legs
  • Dry beans, as needed
  • 3 Shiitake mushrooms
  • Green onions, ginger, garlic, as needed
  • 1 Chili pepper
  • 1 Onion
  • Cilantro, as needed
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cola
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  1. Heat oil and sauté all aromatic ingredients (green onions, ginger, garlic). Add chicken legs and fry until fragrant.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of light soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of cola, 1 teaspoon of salt, and 1 tablespoon of cooking wine to the chicken.
  3. Add dry beans and shiitake mushrooms. If the soup is less, add 1 bowl of water and stew for 20 minutes.
  4. Before taking out of the stove, add cilantro. Serve hot.
  • Rich in protein from chicken
  • Contains dietary fiber from beans and mushrooms
  • Low in saturated fats
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