Dominican Chicken Stew

Official MAGGI®
Dominican Chicken Stew
15 min
45 min
8 servings, about 3/4 cup per serving
  • A traditional Dominican favorite dish that is full of flavor with little to no effort to prepare. Perfect for family style dining.

The Secret Ingredient


  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried Mexican oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 pounds chicken, skin removed
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon NESCAFÉ CLÁSICO 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules
  • 3/4 cup water, divided
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped yellow onion
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced green olives
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Make It

Step 1

Combine lime juice, bouillon, oregano, coriander and garlic in a large resealable freezer bag. Add chicken pieces; seal bag. Shake bag gently, pressing with fingers to incorporate juice and seasoning. Marinate in refrigerator for 45 minutes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add sugar and coffee granules; stir rapidly. Sugar will begin to burn slightly. Add chicken with marinade; cook, turning chicken frequently, for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Add ¼ cup water; cover. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring frequently, for 15 minutes.

Step 4

Add onion, tomatoes, bell peppers and olives. Cover; cook for 10 minutes or until vegetables are cooked through.

Step 5

Add tomato sauce and remaining ½ cup water; cover. Reduce heat to low; cook for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Serve with cilantro.