A delicious and easy Spanish chicken stew, or pollo guisado. Great for entertaining and makes for great leftovers. Serve over white rice.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a Dutch oven. Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to the hot pot to brown, 6 to 7 minutes per side. Transfer chicken a bowl and cover with an aluminum foil tent.

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  • Reduce heat to medium; add onion to the pot and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in sofrito and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add potatoes, chicken broth, tomato sauce, sazon, cumin, and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Return chicken to the pot. Cover and cook for 1 hour. Remove chicken.

  • Mix water and cornstarch together in a small bowl; stir into simmering mixture until nicely thickened. Place chicken back into the pot and continue to cook about 10 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

278 calories; 16 g total fat; 48 mg cholesterol; 1339 mg sodium. 14.3 g carbohydrates; 18.7 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
06/24/2019
Delicious! I made it with my own homemade Puerto Rican sofrito and it s reminiscent of some of my family s Puerto Rican recipes. I also love how hands-off the recipe was while it was cooking. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/24/2019
Delicious! I made it with my own homemade Puerto Rican sofrito and it s reminiscent of some of my family s Puerto Rican recipes. I also love how hands-off the recipe was while it was cooking. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/24/2019
Delicious! I made it with my own homemade Puerto Rican sofrito and it s reminiscent of some of my family s Puerto Rican recipes. I also love how hands-off the recipe was while it was cooking. Read More