Chicken Mofongo

Chicken Mofongo

Cook up Knorr's delicious Chicken Mofongo made with a few simple ingredients. A recipe that's quick and easy to make but flavorful to eat!
  • 35 mins

    Cooking Time

  • Difficulty

  • 15 mins

    Prep Time

  • 4 People


  • 2 green plantains, peeled and sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 1/4 lbs. bone-in, skin on chicken thighs, skin removed
  • 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 large tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped and divided
  • 1 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon, divided

  1. Bring 2 qt. water to a boil in 3-qt. saucepan. Add plantains and boil until tender, about 25 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, season chicken, if desired. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken, turning once, about 3 minutes; remove and set aside.

  3. Cook onion and green pepper in same skillet, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 4 minutes. Stir in tomato and 2 cloves garlic and cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Add chicken, 1 cup water and 2 tsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered, until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 15 minutes. Remove chicken and shred; return to skillet.

  4. Drain and mash plantains; reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in same saucepan over medium heat, and cook remaining garlic, stirring, 30 seconds. Add plantains and remaining 1 tsp. Bouillon. Cook, stirring, until flavors to develop, about 2 minutes. Stir in reserved cooking liquid, as needed, to loosen plantain mixture.

  5. Spray ½ cup dry measuring cup with no-stick cooking spray and spoon plantain mixture into cup. Invert onto serving plate. Repeat with remaining plantains. Spoon chicken stew over plantains. Serve, if desired, with a salad.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 350.0
Calcium (g) 33.0 mg
Carbohydrates (g) 37.0 g
Cholesterol (g) 110.0 mg
Fat (g) 14.0 g
Fiber (g) 4.0 g
Iron (g) 2.0 mg
Potassium (g) 1062.0 mg
Protein (g) 23.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 3.0 g
Sodium (g) 710.0 mg
Sugars (g) 17.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

Hints & Tips

Cost per recipe*: $5.39

Cost per serving*: $1.35

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

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