Chicken Mofongo

Makes : Yield_value_display4 Yield_measureservings Prep15 minsCook35 mins
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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
Amount per 1 serving

Calories

350

Total Fat

14g

Saturated Fat

3g

Cholesterol

110mg

Sodium

710mg

Total Carbs

37g

Dietary Fiber

4g

Sugars

17g

Protein

23g

Calcium

33mg

Iron

2mg

Potassium

1062mg

Ingredients
  1. 2 green plantains, peeled and sliced
  2. 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
  3. 1 1/4 lbs. bone-in, skin on chicken thighs, skin removed
  4. 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
  5. 1 large green bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)
  6. 1 large tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)
  7. 3 cloves garlic, chopped and divided
  8. 1 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon, divided

Directions

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1. Bring 2 qt. water to a boil in 3-qt. saucepan. Add plantains and boil until tender, about 25 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, season chicken, if desired. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken, turning once, about 3 minutes; remove and set aside.

3. Cook onion and green pepper in same skillet, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 4 minutes. Stir in tomato and 2 cloves garlic and cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Add chicken, 1 cup water and 2 tsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered, until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 15 minutes. Remove chicken and shred; return to skillet.

4. Drain and mash plantains; reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in same saucepan over medium heat, and cook remaining garlic, stirring, 30 seconds. Add plantains and remaining 1 tsp. Bouillon. Cook, stirring, until flavors to develop, about 2 minutes. Stir in reserved cooking liquid, as needed, to loosen plantain mixture.

5. Spray ½ cup dry measuring cup with no-stick cooking spray and spoon plantain mixture into cup. Invert onto serving plate. Repeat with remaining plantains. Spoon chicken stew over plantains. Serve, if desired, with a salad.

Cost per recipe*: $5.39

Cost per serving*: $1.35

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.