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Cuban Chicken Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Cuban Chicken

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"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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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  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.
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  • 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!

Reviews More Reviews

Jan 07, 2015

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 up for dinner. Will make this over and over again. I followed the recipe except I used two uncooked chicken breasts (cooked the with the onions) and added two cups of chicken broth and 1 cup brow rice. I cooked it over med-low for around 2 hours once the rice was cooked.

Nov 25, 2014

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 over (I ate it at work for several days). We had it as a dish by itself with no rice. I wouldn't change anything about this recipe. Very tasty, thank you!!


10 Ratings

Apr 07, 2015

Made this without the raisins and peppers (didn't have any) and it still came out delicious! Used fresh local chicken breasts instead of canned

Feb 07, 2015

I made this tonight. Although my husband is not a fan of green olives, he loved it! I will make it again. This would be a good dish for a pot-luck supper.

Jan 04, 2015

The flavors are all over the board. It was unusual, but delightful for something different.

Nov 12, 2014

Easy to make and tasted great! A little out of the norm for us with raisins & olives but we liked it and would make again. I used fresh chicken instead of canned.

Nov 05, 2014

Even our picky eaters liked the flavor.Pretty easy and quick to make.Thanks for sharing.

Sep 28, 2014

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


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  • Calories
  • 308 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 12.7 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 3.4 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 21.3 g
  • 43%
  • Sodium
  • 1013 mg
  • 41%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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