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Chicken Sancocho (Chicken Stew)

  • Cooking Time

    mins
  • Prep time

    mins
  • Serves

    people
  • 1 1/4 lbs. bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed
  • 3 Tbsp. margarine, divided
  • 1 lb. yucca, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks, (about 3 cups)
  • 1 large sweet potato, (about 12 oz.), peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 3/4 tsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon or Knorr® Reduced Sodium Chicken flavor Bouillon
  • 1 large ear corn-on-the-cob, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Season chicken, if desired, with salt and pepper. Melt 2 Tbsp. margarine in 5-quart pot over medium-high heat and cook chicken, turning once, until browned, about 5 minutes.
  • 2 Add remaining 1 Tbsp. margarine to pot; melt. Stir in yucca and sweet potato and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until lightly golden, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • 3 Add water and Bouillon and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and cook covered 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Stir in corn; cover and cook until vegetables are tender and chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 10 minutes. Remove chicken; cut meat from bones and return to pot. Stir in cilantro. Serve, if desired with lime wedges.