Cuban Chicken

  • Recipe By
  • Published Aug 12th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings4
  • Calories308
An unusual combination of ingredients. Yummy! Serve over rice. You can put rice into the pot to cook with everything else, but add 2 cups chicken broth and simmer 20 minutes until the rice is done. One fewer pot to wash!

Cuban Chicken Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cuban Chicken for 4 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (12 ounce) can chicken chunks, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup stuffed green olives, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 bay leaves

Cuban Chicken Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Cuban Chicken, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cuban Chicken is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Cuban Chicken within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cuban Chicken easily:

  1. 1 Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion in hot oil until tender, about 5 minutes; add garlic and continue to cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute more.
  2. 2 Stir tomatoes, chicken, red bell pepper, raisins, olives, red wine vinegar, oregano, cumin, and bay leaves into the onion mixture; cook until heated through, 5 to 7 minutes more. Remove and discard bay leaves before serving.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can put rice into the pot to cook with everything else, but add 2 cups chicken broth and simmer 20 minutes until the rice is done. One fewer pot to wash!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 308 calories; 12.7 grams of fat; 27.7 grams of carbohydrates; 21.3 grams of protein; 53 milligrams of cholesterol; 1013 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 30th 2019

    OMG...this was the B.O.M.B ... I did deviate a lil bit from the original recipe... Here's what I did... I started by BOILING some boneless, skinless chicken thighs, (6 thighs). Then I follo ...

  2. Dec 31st 2018

    Ok. This is effing delicious!I made a few changes, chicken breast instead of canned chicken, some mojo seasoning in with everything. Red wine instead of vinegar and an extra can of tomato s ...

  3. Nov 4th 2018

    Loved this recipe easy and super tasty! We will make this again

  4. Mar 1st 2018

    This was delicious! I had kalamata olives, so I used them, and it was still good. I did make the rice separately. I ended up adding some chicken broth to the recipe because I had used less c ...

  5. May 4th 2016

    Wanted to get a Cuban Chicken recipe with Mojo, but I didn't have time to do the marinade. What I liked about this dish is the quick preparation time. Made some changes to the recipe, fi ...

  6. Feb 7th 2015

    I made this tonight. Although my husband is not a fan of green olives, he loved it! I will make it again. This would be a good dish for a pot-luck supper.

  7. Jan 7th 2015

    Wow what an interesting mix of flavors that work amazingly well. I had everything at the house and thought I would try it. Could not imagine that it would work so I made it for lunch with a ...

  8. Nov 25th 2014

    My husband and I both really liked this and deemed it "A Repeat." I will say it is very weird to mix these ingredients--even looks weird when done--but it tastes delicious. It's even better ...

  9. Sep 28th 2014

    Delicious! Quite an array of flavor! The only change I made was I used rotisserie chicken rather than canned chicken. Yummy and few calories!