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My Grandma comes from Puerto Rico and she got this recipe from her mom, who made it because they were poor and it streched out the food to feed her 8 kids and all of the neighbors too!
- 1 whole chicken, cut up & skin removed
- 1 onion, cut into large chunks
- 2 large potatoes, peeled & cut into large chunks
- 3 carrots, cut into large chunks
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
- 1⁄4 cup chopped cilantro
- garlic salt
- salt & pepper
- goya sazon goya, 2 packets or 1⁄2-1 teaspoon cumin
- cooked white rice
- Season Chicken with garlic salt, salt & pepper. Put a small amount of oil in a large pot, brown chicken on medium high heat, but don’t cook all the way through.
- Add the garlic and onion and cook for a few minutes. Add the potatoes, carrots, tomato sauce, cilantro, and sazon or cumin.
- There should be enough liquid to cover most of the food, if it looks like it needs a little more liquid add either another can of tomato sauce or some water.
- Reduce heat to low and cook until the chicken and veggies are done, I usually cook it for at least an hour, the longer the better though, because as the potatoes break down they thicken the sauce.
- Serve with hot white rice, beans and slices of avocado. Yummy.