Puerto Rican pollo fricassee

    Puerto Rican pollo fricassee


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    About this recipe: This is the authentic way to make Pollo Fricassee in Puerto Rico. You can either make on the hob or in your slow cooker. It is delicious and very easy to make! Serve with white rice and a nice salad. This tastes even better when you prepare the night before; just take it out of the fridge the next morning and set it to cook.

    Serves: 4 

    • 450g chicken drumsticks
    • 1 tablespoon adobo seasoning
    • 1/2 sachet sazon seasoning
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 5 large red potatoes, peeled and thickly sliced
    • 1 large red pepper, seeded and chopped
    • 1 large green pepper, seeded and chopped
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 5 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 bunch fresh coriander, chopped
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 125ml dry red wine
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 2 fresh or dried bay leaves

    Prep:40min  ›  Cook:6hr  ›  Ready in:6hr40min 

    1. Place chicken into a large bowl. Season with adobo seasoning, sazon seasoning and salt. Place the legs into a slow cooker, and cover with the potato slices.
    2. Puree the red pepper, green pepper, onion, garlic, coriander, olive oil, wine, cumin and oregano in a blender. Pour over the chicken and add the bay leaves.
    3. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours, until the chicken is easily removed from the bone.


    The sazon and adobo seasonings can be found online or in some specialty shops. A well known brand is Goya.

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