Chicken Stew

Chicken Stew

Pollo Guisado 


The best pollo guisado recipe with bone-in chicken, potatoes, spices, and olives, cooked until tender.

Why I Love This Pollo Guisado Recipe

– Packed with protein. – Inexpensive to make. – Doesn’t call for any fancy ingredients. – Feeds a crowd.




– 3 lbs chicken bone-in – 2 potatoes peeled and chopped – 1/2 onion finely diced – 1/2 red bell pepper finely diced – 3 garlic cloves finely minced – 1/4 cup sofrito – 8 ounces tomato sauce – 1 tbsp tomato paste – 1 bay leaf – 1 tbsp adobo – 1 tsp sazon – 1/2 cup olives – salt and pepper to taste – oil

Tips and Flavor Variations

– If you don’t have sazon and adobo seasoning on hand, simply season the chicken the way you normally do.

Can You Freeze Pollo Guisado?

You can!  Make sure to let the pollo guisado (chicken stew) cool completely before refrigerating.  Once it cools, place it in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 6 months.

Can I Make It In The Slow Cooker?

Yes, make sure to brown the chicken on both sides on the stovetop and then transfer it to the slow cooker with the remaining ingredients. Only add one cup of water instead of three cups.

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