Chicken Fricassee (Fricasé de Pollo)

éééI grew up cooking Cuban food and this is one of the first recipes I mastered when I was a teenager. This dish similar to Chicken Cacciatore and, it’s a very easy recipe to work with, almost foolproof. I even tackled Turkey Fricassee for one Thanksgiving! Growing up in Miami, a traditional turkey dinner wasn’t something I did until I was married to my very American husband.

I remembered thinking I had bitten off more than I could chew as I was cutting up the turkey, but it came out delicious. Mami tried to take the credit for the dish, since she’s the one who taught me, but I wouldn’t let her. It was my trophy turkey!

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