Nuevo Cubano Chicken with Lindsay® Spanish Olive Picadillo Salsa Recipe -
Nuevo Cubano Chicken with Lindsay(R) Spanish Olive Picadillo Salsa Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Nuevo Cubano Chicken with Lindsay® Spanish Olive Picadillo Salsa

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"A simple stovetop meal prepared in under an hour. Jerk-seasoned chicken is pan-seared, then simmered, with tomatoes, capers, Lindsay® Spanish Olives Stuffed with Pimiento, and sweet, plump raisins for a unique olive 'salsa'."

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  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add chicken; sprinkle half of the jerk seasoning over chicken. Cook 4 minutes. Turn; sprinkle remaining jerk seasoning over chicken. Continue to cook 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate; set aside.
  2. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic to the skillet; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes, olives, raisins, capers and Worcestershire sauce. Increase heat to medium-high and simmer 5 minutes. Return chicken to skillet, turning to coat. Continue cooking until chicken is fully cooked, about 5 minutes. Transfer chicken to serving plates; top with olive mixture and serve with desired toppings. Makes 4 servings.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 25 mins
  • READY IN 45 mins

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Jan 25, 2004

TERRIFIC TASTE...I was looking for a new way to cook Boneless Pork Chops. I had all ingredience except the canned tomatoes with green chilis. So I used canned diced tomatoes and added 2 shakes of red pepper flakes. The first time I tasted during cooking...I checked the recipe to see if I had forgotten anything...sure enough, I needed to add the 1 T Worcestershire sauce! This really mellows the flavors to give it a TERRIFIC TASTE! I froze 2 servings and can't wait to have it again on a busy night. I'm sure it would be great with Chicken.

Jun 29, 2005

This is probably the best recipe that I have gotten off of this sight so far. It is extremely good and really easy to make. I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out perfect ... but the best thing about it is you can work with it to suit your tastes. There is a lot of room to play with the flavors. P.S. Try making this with shrimp ~ OMG even better than the chicken!!!!


7 Ratings

Jan 08, 2005

I really enjoyed these flavors. I didn't have capers, but I didn't miss them. And I made my own jerk seasoning from a recipe on this site. I probably used more than was called for in the recipe, so it was nice and spicy. I served it over steamed white rice. Very flavorful.

Sep 26, 2004

This is one of the best recipes I've made. I made it for my father and stepmother, both from Cuba, and they loved it! My husband says it's one of my best dishes. Excellent flavor, and the chicken is extremely juicy.

Mar 10, 2004

This was a great recipe. Lots of veggies to give extra flavor. I added a little more jerk seasoning and worchestershire sauce to make it a bit spicier. The only reason I gave it 4 stars was because i wasn't crazy about the flavor the red peppers added to it. next time i'll leave them out. I'll definitely make this again!

Feb 22, 2006

I think this needs a little cilantro and/or lime juice to make make it a bit more "piquant." I love the combination of the olives, raisins, and capers. don't skimp on on substitute the jerk seasoning.

Aug 28, 2005

Delicious and quick recipe. Probably one of the best chicken dishes I've ever cooked up!


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  • Calories
  • 336 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.8 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 13.3 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 28.4 g
  • 57%
  • Sodium
  • 1284 mg
  • 51%

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

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