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Rafa’s Frango De Panela

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins

Chicken Stew or "Frango De Panela" in Portuguese is a classic Brazilian mid-week winner that is very simple to make and it goes down well with the whole family.

 1 tbsp coconut oil
 600 g chicken breast, chopped
 1 onion, chopped
 2 garlic cloves, chopped
 1 red pepper, chopped
 30 g black olives, sliced
 400 g chopped tomatoes
 1 tbsp tomato puree
 3 tsp Worcester sauce
 1 tsp paprika
 1 stock cube
 parsley to garnish

Heat the coconut oil in a large pan on a high heat and add the chicken breasts. Gently fry for around 5 minutes until they are starting to turn brown.


Add the onion, garlic and pepper to the pan and fry for around 2-3 minutes more.


Add all of the remaining ingredients, mix through, reduce the heat to low and simmer for around 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 256
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g13%
Total Carbohydrate 10g4%
Protein 36g72%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.