Cuban Style Braised Chicken

Recipe by chef 1018770
READY IN: 2hrs 40mins




  • Combine salt, pepper, oregano, cumin, garlic, orange juice, lime juice, and onion slices in a large ziploc bag.
  • Seal bag and shake well.
  • Add chicken, seal, shake well, and refrigerate for 2 hours and up to 24 hours.
  • Remove chicken from marinade and pat dry.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add chicken and brown on all sides, turning frequently. (About 10 minutes total.).
  • Reduce heat to medium-low, cover skillet and cook chicken an additional 10 minutes.
  • Remove chicken and set aside on a plate.
  • Pour marinade with onions into the same skillet and increase the heat to medium.
  • When sauce simmers, then return the chicken to the pan along with juices collected on the plate.
  • Cover skillet, reduce heat to very low and simmer for 20 minutes.