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Chicken Havana

 

53

Yield

4

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

50

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

8 each chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
boned, skinned
*
1 ½ teaspoons garlic salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon cornstarch
½ cup chicken broth
condensed
½ cup dark rum
*
¼ cup orange juice, concentrated
1 ½ teaspoons oregano
¾ teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon red hot pepper sauce
*
½ cup black beans
rinsed
cup pimentos
chopped
2 medium garlic cloves
thinly sliced
*
1 x romaine lettuce
*
¼ cup sweet vidalia onions
chopped
1 x oranges
sliced
*
1 x limes
sliced
*
1 x parsley leaves
*

Directions

Sprinkle garlic salt and pepper over the chicken pieces after rinsing and patting them dry.

Fold in the sides of the thighs to reshape them to their original form.

Secure the sides with toothpicks.

In a frying pan, pour the oil and heat to medium-high temperature.

Add chicken and cook, turning, about 8 minutes or until brown on all sides.

Remove the chicken and set aside.

Discard the drippings from the pan (or pour them over your dry pet food for a treat for the "children" in your family.

In a medium bowl, dissolve the cornstarch in a small amount of the broth.

Stir in the remaining broth, rum, orange juice concentrate, oregano, cumin, and hot pepper sauce.

Pour the mixture into the same fry pan and cook, stirring, until mixture boils.

Return the chicken to the sauté pan, turning to coat.

Reduce heat to low and simmer, turning twice, about 20 minutes or until chicken is fork tender.

Remove the chicken from the pan, remove wooden toothpicks.

Set the chicken aside, and keep it warm.

To sauce left in the sauté pan, add bean, pimento, and garlic.

Heat mixture to boiling and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

Place lettuce leaves on a platter.

Arrange the chicken over the lettuce.

Spoon bean mixture over the chicken, then sprinkle with onion.

Garnish with orange and lime slices and parsley.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 116g (4.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 14644% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 3% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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