Fricase De Pollo ( Chicken Fricassee )

Recipe by cocinera
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    lbs broiler-fryer chickens, cut in pieces
  • 6
    garlic cloves, cut up
  • 12
    cup orange juice (or mix half-half lime and orange)
  • 1
    large onion (sliced)
  • 1
    large bell pepper (sliced)
  • 12
    ounces tomato sauce
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 14
    cup vegetable oil
  • 14
    cup pimento-stuffed green olives
  • 1
    teaspoon capers
  • 1
    cup dry sherry (be sure to use only sherry that you would drink as so-called cooking sherries are loaded with salt)
  • 1
    lb potato, peeled and quartered
  • This you can leave out if desired
  • 12
    cup raisins (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Marinade chicken pieces in garlic cloves, citrus juice, onion and bell pepper for at least one hour.
  • Heat oil and brown chicken.
  • Add onion, pepper and citrus from the marinade.
  • Add tomato sauce, raisins, olives, capers, Sherry, salt & pepper.
  • Add water to cover the chicken.
  • Add the potato pieces in the last 20 minutes of cooking.
  • Wonderful over fluffy or steamed white rice.
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