Puerto Rican Chicken in Green Sauce

Total Time
4hrs 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 4 hrs

Slow cooker recipe from Food and Wine. Haven't tried it yet, but it has all the flavors I love. You could use all drumsticks or all thighs. The author does not recommend breasts due to the dryness factor. Sounds like it would be good topped with fresh cilantro (never too much cilantro for me) and sliced scallions.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season chicken with salt, pepper and the cumin. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a food processor, puree the cilantro, garlic, jalapenos, onion, bell peppers, and wine with 2 T of the olive oil. Transfer to slow cooker and stir in the stock. Add the chicken and potatoes. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, shifting the potatoes and chicken and few times, or until potatoes are tender and chicken is cooked through. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Serve with rice and lime wedges, drizzled with a bit of oil.
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