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Cuban Chicken

Rated as 4.77 out of 5 Stars

"An unusual combination of ingredients. Yummy! Serve over rice. You can put rice into the pot to cook with everything else, but add 2 cups chicken broth and simmer 20 minutes until the rice is done. One fewer pot to wash!"
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30 m servings 308 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion in hot oil until tender, about 5 minutes; add garlic and continue to cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute more.
  2. Stir tomatoes, chicken, red bell pepper, raisins, olives, red wine vinegar, oregano, cumin, and bay leaves into the onion mixture; cook until heated through, 5 to 7 minutes more. Remove and discard bay leaves before serving.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can put rice into the pot to cook with everything else, but add 2 cups chicken broth and simmer 20 minutes until the rice is done. One fewer pot to wash!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 308 calories; 12.7 g fat; 27.7 g carbohydrates; 21.3 g protein; 53 mg cholesterol; 1013 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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