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Cuban Chicken


"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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My husband and I both really liked this and deemed it "A Repeat." I will say it is very weird to mix these ingredients--even looks weird when done--but it tastes delicious. It's even better left...

Wanted to get a Cuban Chicken recipe with Mojo, but I didn't have time to do the marinade. What I liked about this dish is the quick preparation time. Made some changes to the recipe, first ...

Wow what an interesting mix of flavors that work amazingly well. I had everything at the house and thought I would try it. Could not imagine that it would work so I made it for lunch with a back...

Delicious! Quite an array of flavor! The only change I made was I used rotisserie chicken rather than canned chicken. Yummy and few calories!

Made this tonight and everybody loved it. The complexity of the flavors was a big hit. I served this over a bed of wilted baby spinach (gotta watch those carbs) and loved the combination of fl...

This was delicious! I had kalamata olives, so I used them, and it was still good. I did make the rice separately. I ended up adding some chicken broth to the recipe because I had used less canne...

This recipe EXPLODED with flavor. I did add 2/3 cup diced mango, and 1/4 cup honey, as well as substituting kalamata olives (whole-pitted) for the green olives, as this was more like a dish I ...

My husband loves this, and he is a very picky eater! I love the combination of flavors.

What an amazing combination of ingredients. They all make this dish so perfectly delicious. It was easy to make, also. I had pomegranate infused red wine vinegar and it really did add something ...