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Chicken and Plantain Stew 1

Chicken and Plantain Stew

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 5 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Cuban


Chicken and Plantain Stew is a type of Cuban dish where Chicken and Plantains are slowly cooked in tomato sauce and white wine, a very simple yet tasty stew that you can enjoy over flatbread or white rice.


  • 1 kg chicken thighs and legs
  • 3 pcs frim plantain, sliced
  • 400 g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried sweet basil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • sea salt
  • olive oil


  1. Generously season your chicken with salt, set it aside for 15 minutes.
  2. In a pot heat olive oil then brown chicken pieces on all sides, remove from pot then set it aside.
  3. Add the garlic and onions then sauté on low heat, cook onions until soft.
  4. Add the chicken back then stir in the chopped tomatoes, wine, broth, paprika, cumin, oregano and sweet basil, bring to a boil then simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Add the plantains then cook for 10 more minutes or until the plantains are tender and cooked, season with salt if needed then serve.