Portuguese Black Bean Chicken Stew

Recipe by Steve_G
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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak beans overnight in water.
  • The beans will double in volume.
  • Discard water and fill with new water to same level.
  • Add onion, garlic and cumin, simmer beans for one hour or until liquid is mostly absorbed and beans are semi soft.
  • If all liquid evaporates before beans are cooked add water (at least 1/2 inch above beans).
  • Add red pepper, okra and tomatoes and continue to simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Finally; add sliced chicken, scallions, basil and cilantro.
  • Pull off heat and let chicken braise in the stew without any heat for approximately 10 minutes.
  • Serve when chicken is cooked and tender.
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