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Chicken Fricasse Cuban-Style
Cuban Chicken!
1 3lb. chicken
2 1/2 cups water
1/4 tsp. saffron
1/4 cup olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
2 tsp. salt and pepper, or to taste
1 bell pepper, chopped
1 tsp. black pepper
1 bay leaf
3 cloves garlic
1 whole lemon, juiced
1 tsp. cumin
1 8oz can tomato sauce
1 lb. potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 small can sweet peas, drained
1/4 cup dry or white cooking wine
1/4 cup capers, optional
1 cup raisins
1/4 cup green olives


Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces. Add garlic, lemon juice, onion, bell pepper, bay leaf, cumin, safron, black pepper, salt, and water. Cook over medium flame for about 20 minutes. Add potatoes and cook until they are done (about 15 minutes). Add raisins, capers, cooking wine (white), olive oil, tomato sauce, and olives. Cook for about 5 more minutes. Finally, add the drained sweet peas and serve with rice and a salad.

Note- You may use rabbit instead of chicken!

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Preparation Time: Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: Cuba
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