chicken ropa vieja

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 183.9
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.7 mg
  • Sodium: 87.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 27.3 g

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adapted from 2007 adapted from 2007
Number of Servings: 6


    1.5 Lb chicken breast (no bone or skinn)
    1 sm.onion quartered
    1 Tomato quartered
    1 Carrot peeled and cut into 1 inch pc's
    2 garlic cloves peeled
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    2 garlic cloves minced
    1 Sm.onion thinly sliced
    .5 green bell pepper seeded and sliced
    .5 red bell pepper seeded and sliced
    2 jalopenos seeded and sliced
    .25 cup tomato puree
    .25 cup white wine
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    salt and pepper to taste


serves 6
Place chicken,1 onion,1 tomato,1 carrot and 2 of the garlic cloves into large pot. Add water to cover,bring to a boil,skim and discard foam that floats to the surface. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until chicken is tender,30 - 40 min.
Place chicken in a bowl and shred it finely.Set aside.
Strain cooking liquid and discard vegetables,save liquid.
Heat the olive oil in a skillet over med.heatstir in the minced garlic,sliced onion, sliced green and red peppers,the sliced jalopeno, cook until softened 3 - 4 min..Stir in the tomato puree,whitw wine,chicken and just enough of the reserved broth to create a thick sauce.Season with cummin salt and pepper. Simmer for a few minutes to reduce the sauce slightly.
Serve vith beans, rice or arepas, flatbread.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user INGMARIE.

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