Chicken Costa Brava

Chicken Costa Brava


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About this recipe: This dish, influenced by the cuisine of the Costa Brava region of Spain, marries salty and sweet flavours for something divine! Perfect served over rice.


Serves: 10 

  • 1 (425g) tin pineapple pieces in juice
  • 10 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 1 (400g) tin plum tomatoes
  • 275g black olives
  • 8 tablespoons tomato salsa
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • salt to taste

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Sprinkle with salt.
  2. In a large frying pan, brown chicken in oil. Combine cumin and cinnamon, and sprinkle over chicken. Add garlic and onion; cook until onion is soft. Add reserved pineapple juice, tomatoes, olives and salsa. Cover, and simmer 25 minutes.
  3. Mix cornflour with water; stir into pan juices. Add red pepper, and simmer until sauce boils and thickens. Stir in pineapple pieces, and heat through.

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