Chicken Mofongo

Chicken Mofongo

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time : 15 min
  • Cook Time : 35 min

Ingredients

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

Directions

  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.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 1 serving Servings Per Container Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 710 mg
Total Carbs 37 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 17 g
Protein 23 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 33 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 1062 mg
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