Jenny's Cuban-Style Slow-Cooker Chicken Fricassee


This is a typical Cuban chicken fricassee dish. It's easy to make and quite tasty. This goes best over white rice and some fried plantains.

close up view of Cuban-Style Slow-Cooker Chicken Fricassee with potatoes, over white rice, on a white plate
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 15 mins


  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped

  • ½ green bell pepper, chopped

  • 8 small whole peeled potatoes

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • ½ cup dry white wine

  • ½ tablespoon cumin

  • 1 leaf fresh sage

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 pounds chicken leg quarters


  1. Combine onion, garlic, bell pepper, and potatoes in a medium bowl. Stir in tomato sauce and wine; season with cumin, sage leaf, salt, and pepper.

  2. Place chicken legs in the slow cooker. Pour onion mixture over chicken.

  3. Cover and cook on Low until juices run clear, 6 to 8 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

316 Calories
14g Fat
21g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 316
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 264mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 31mg 155%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 772mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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