Pollo Guisado

Pollo Guisado A delicious and easy Spanish chicken stew, or pollo guisado. Great for entertaining and makes for great leftovers. Serve over white rice.


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 1 hr 35 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 50 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a Dutch oven. Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to the hot pot to brown, 6 to 7 minutes per side. Transfer chicken a bowl and cover with an aluminum foil tent.

  • Reduce heat to medium; add onion to the pot and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in sofrito and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add potatoes, chicken broth, tomato sauce, sazon, cumin, and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Return chicken to the pot. Cover and cook for 1 hour. Remove chicken.

  • Mix water and cornstarch together in a small bowl; stir into simmering mixture until nicely thickened. Place chicken back into the pot and continue to cook about 10 minutes more.

Per Serving: 278 calories; protein 18.7g; carbohydrates 14.3g; fat 16g; cholesterol 47.6mg; sodium 1339.4mg.