Puerto Rican Style Chicken Stew Recipe

Looking for an easy Puerto Rican Style Chicken Stew recipe? Learn how to make Puerto Rican Style Chicken Stew using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by marte849

Makes 8 servings



Ladle stew into bowls, top with avocados, cilantro. You can add crumbled Nacho chips. 2 avocados

Recipe Ingredients for Puerto Rican Style Chicken Stew

3/4 lb smoked ham
3/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
2 tsp vegetable oil, divided
48 oz chicken broth (about 6 cups)
8 oz can tomato sauce
12 oz sofrito
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tbsp chopped fresh oregano, I used 2 tsp dried
15 oz pigeon peas,
2 cup white rice, cooked

Recipe Directions for Puerto Rican Style Chicken Stew

  1. Dice ham into -inch cubes. Dice chicken into 1-inch pieces. In an 8-qt stockpot heat 1 tsp vegetable oil, add ham and cook for 3-4 minutes stirring occasionally until brown. Remove ham and set aside. Add remaining teaspoon of oil and chicken, stir occasionally until brown about 3-4 minutes.

  2. Add ham, broth, tomato sauce, and sofrito to the stock pot. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to medium. Add oregano, pigeon peas and rice to stew; cook for 5 minutes.

  3. Peel and chop avocados. Chop cilantro.

  4. Yields about 8 servings

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 421.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
414
Calories from Fat
154
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.1g
26%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
62mg
21%
Sodium
1922mg
80%
Potassium
878mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
30.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5.9g
24%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
33.4g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 8% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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