You can make this stew with your favorite bone-in chicken pieces or 1 whole chicken, cut up.
1 T avocado oil or your favorite oil
3 cups water
1 t liquid smoke (optional)
Add the chicken pieces and brown on both sides, about 5 minutes on each side.
Add the chicken stock, and water.
You should have about 3½ to 4 cups of rich broth.
Leave the brown bits in the bottom of the pot.