How to Cook Chicken Fricasse (Pollo Guisado Dominicano)

This outstanding dish of chicken stew is an indispensable part of my Dominican culture. I hope you enjoy.

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How to Cook Chicken Fricasse (Pollo Guisado Dominicano) Recipe
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Pollo Guisado,one(cause there is plenty)of my favorite dishes growing up.This dish alongside rice & beans make up our patriotic lunch called "la bandera" other wise known as the the Dominican flag.

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Gather your Ingredients

Gather your Ingredients

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Cut your chicken into small pieces and put into a large bowl. Wash thoroughly with water.

Cut your chicken into small pieces and put into a large bowl. Wash thoroughly with water.

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While washing the chicken with water add the white vinegar and rub down.

While washing the chicken with water add the white vinegar and rub down.

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Take your mortar and pestle and gently pound the garlic. We want to grind the garlic into a paste.

Take your mortar and pestle and gently pound the garlic. We want to grind the garlic into a paste.

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My paste is done. Add salt to the paste if you want.

My paste is done. Add salt to the paste if you want.

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Take the oregano and add it to your washed chicken

Take the oregano and add it to your washed chicken

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Add the garlic paste.

Add the garlic paste.

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Add your sason packet

Add your sason packet

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The mojo.

The mojo.

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The black pepper.

The black pepper.

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And lastly the adobo powder 😉

And lastly the adobo powder 😉

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Mix all season together and marinate for 1/2-to and hour.

Mix all season together and marinate for 1/2-to and hour.

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In a pot over medium high heat add the oil.

In a pot over medium high heat add the oil.

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Add the sugar and wait until the sugar browns.

Add the sugar and wait until the sugar browns.

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Nice and brown,it's ready for the next step.

Nice and brown,it's ready for the next step.

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Add the chicken.

Add the chicken.

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Sauté the meat until it has browned.

Sauté the meat until it has browned.

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Add a few tbs of water at a time and we will keep adding water if necessary until it is cooked. We are braising the chicken,not boiling it.😊

Add a few tbs of water at a time and we will keep adding water if necessary until it is cooked. We are braising the chicken,not boiling it.😊

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When chicken is cooked lower the heat and add a 1/4 cup of water and to this water add the tomato paste.

When chicken is cooked lower the heat and add a 1/4 cup of water and to this water add the tomato paste.

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Mix it in well. Let this cook over med low heat for  5 minutes.

Mix it in well. Let this cook over med low heat for 5 minutes.

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Add the olives.

Add the olives.

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Olives are totally optional. I know there are a lot of people that don't like them and find it weird that they are included in this recipe. Its ok just omit it no biggy!!

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Add the tomato sauce and gently move around to incorporate it.

Add the tomato sauce and gently move around to incorporate it.

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Add the sliced peppers

Add the sliced peppers

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The sliced onions.

The sliced onions.

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Toss this gently and simmer for a few more minute. Add some water if it seems dry.

Toss this gently and simmer for a few more minute. Add some water if it seems dry.

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This can be served with white rice, beans and a salad.Enjoy. 😀☺From my family to yours.

This can be served with white rice, beans and a salad.Enjoy. 😀☺From my family to yours.

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For a special treat try adding some potatoes or carrots. It is so good.

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