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   Tuesday, January 26, 2021 

European Union Netherlands Aruba Aruba Chicken

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Serves: 6
Country: Aruba


  • 2 tbl Olive oil
  • 1 med Onion, sliced
  • 1 Fryer chicken, 3lbs cut into serving pieces
  • 1 Smoked pork butt, (1 lb) cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 can (8oz) tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup Coconut, shredded
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Crushed red pepper to taste
  • 4 whl cloves
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 ts thyme
  • 2 lb Sweet potatoes, pared, Cut into 1/2" slices
  • 2 Bananas, sliced 3/4" thick
  • 1/4 cup Green onions, sliced


Heat oil in a heavy Dutch oven and saute onion about 5 minutes until golden, stirring frequently. Remove From pan. Add chicken, half at a time, and brown on all sides (adding more oil if needed). Return onion to pan and add pork Stir in water, tomato sauce, coconut and salt.

Tie pepper, cloves, bay leaf and thyme into a small cheesecloth square (poultice) and add to stew. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer For 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add sweet potatoes and simmer covered For 35 to 40 minutes longer, or until sweet potatoes are tender. Taste for seasonings and correct if necessary. Add bananas and cook for an additional 5 min.

Discard cheesecloth poultice. Arrange on a serving platter and garnish with green onions and more coconut, if desired.


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vutjebal says:

Aruba Chicken!!!

This recipe ..I think I've to give it a try .....Must be deliciousWink
Posted on 06 Jan 2010 at 5:49pm | View Post in Forum

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There are 2 reviews.
Reviewer: Shucander from AUA (1944)
Tremendous Recipe
5, 8/12/2006
Reviewer: Shucander from Aruba (1944)
Tremendous Recipe

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