Cuban chicken fricassee
Prep time: 50 mins plus marination Cooking time: 50 mins
Ingredients 1 tsp ground cumin 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsp tomato sauce 3 tbsp tomato paste 6 skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes 2 tbsp olive oil 5 bay leaves 125ml chicken stock 100ml lemon juice 500ml water 1 tsp chopped parsley 2 large onions, each cut into eight pieces 1 small green bell pepper, chopped 4 large potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 2 handfuls olives, stoned and chopped Method: 1. Mix together cumin, garlic, tomato sauce and paste. Marinate chicken in this mixture for at least 4 hours. Refrigerate during marination process. 2. In large pan, heat olive oil. Brown chicken on both sides. 3. Add all remaining ingredients to pan and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat and simmer for 40 minutes. Season and serve with rice or polenta.