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Recipe Name: Aruba Chicken Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Poultry Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 6

2 Tablespoon(s) Olive oil
1 Onion, sliced
1 Fryer chicken
3lbs cut into
serving pieces
1 Smoked pork butt
1 lbcut into
1" cubes
1 Can, 8oztomato paste
1/4 Cup(s) Coconut, shredded
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Salt
Crushed red pepper
to taste
4 Whole cloves
1 Bay leaf
I/2 ts thyme
2 Pound(s) Sweet potatoes, pared
Cut into 1/2" slices, Cut into 1/2" slices
2 bananas
sliced 3/4" thick
1/4 Cup(s) Green onions, sliced
Heat oil in a heavy Dutch oven and saute onion about 5 minutes until
golden, stirring frequently. Remove From pan. Add chicken, half at a
time, and brown on all sides (adding more oil if needed). Return onion
to pan and add pork Stir in water, tomato sauce, coconut and salt.
Tie pepper, cloves, bay leaf and thyme into a small cheesecloth square
(poultice) and add to stew. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer For
15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add sweet potatoes and simmer
covered For 35 to 40 minutes longer, or until sweet potatoes are
tender. Taste for seasonings and correct if necessary. Add bananas and
cook for an additional 5 min. Discard cheesecloth poultice. Arrange
on a serving platter and garnish with green onions and more coconut,
if desired. Serves 6. From the recipe files of
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #289 Date: Mon, 21 Oct 1996 17:35:10
-0400 (EDT) From: suzy <>

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 329
Calories From Fat: 74
Total Fat: 8.4g
Cholesterol: 50.2mg
Sodium: 495.3mg
Potassium: 915.1mg
Carbohydrates: 43g
Fiber: 6.3g
Sugar: 17.5g
Protein: 22g

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