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Category: Main courses

Cuban fried chicken

Cuban fried chicken
Los Angeles Times

Nobody can say Cuban food is healthful--not with a straight face, anyway. But there's also no denying that it's delicious. My friend Di discovered how good Cuban food is when she and I were in high school, and she started ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 4
  • 8 boneless chicken thighs with skin
  • Salt, pepper
  • Oil, for frying
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Step 1Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste and set aside.

Step 2Heat 1/2 inch oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and fry, turning once, until chicken is browned and completely cooked, about 5 minutes a side. Remove chicken from skillet and keep warm.

Step 3Remove all but 3 tablespoons oil from skillet, reduce heat to medium and add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, until onion just begins to soften, about 2 minutes. Pour onion, garlic and oil from skillet over chicken. Pour lemon juice over chicken and serve.

Each serving:
453 calories; 254 mg sodium; 115 mg cholesterol; 33 grams fat; 6 grams carbohydrates; 32 grams protein; 1.09 grams fiber.
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