Please the whole table with this Sofrito Chicken recipe. A Puerto Rican favorite, this delicious Sofrito Chicken is also a Healthy Living recipe!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. ground annatto
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
3 oz. OSCAR MAYER Ham, any variety, finely chopped
6 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1-1/2 lb.)
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Let's Make It
Heat dressing, onions, garlic and annatto in large skillet on medium-high heat 2 min. Add peppers, tomatoes, ham and cilantro; cook 5 min., stirring constantly.
Reduce heat to medium. Place chicken on tomato mixture; press lightly. Cook 10 min. Carefully turn chicken over so that tomato mixture sticks to chicken; cover.
Cook 15 min. or until chicken is cooked through (170°F).
Sofrito is a staple in all Puerto Rican kitchens. There are as many ways to prepare this multi-purpose condiment as there are cooks on the island nation!
Sofrito can be purchased ready-made in stores that sell Hispanic groceries. Omit onions, garlic and annato. Pour KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing into skillet, add jarred sofrito and top with chicken breasts. Continue as directed.
Safe Food Handling
Never allow cooked chicken to sit at room temperature for more than 2 hours. If it is not eaten immediately, cooked chicken should be kept hot or refrigerated.
Great served with hot cooked yellow rice.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 13g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 6 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.