Brazilian Chicken, Sausage and Black Bean Stew
A spicy Brazilian stew of smoked sausage, chicken thighs, black beans, garlic, onion, bell pepper, tomatoes and chili powder.
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 pound smoked sausage, sliced
1 pound fresh boneless, skinless chicken thigh cutlets
1 onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (15-ounce) can chopped tomatoes, drained
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained, rinsed
Hot sauce for accompaniment (optional)
- Heat oil in a large skillet or stockpot over medium-high heat. Add sausage and sauté until browned. Add chicken and brown on all sides, about 5 minutes.
- Add onion, pepper and garlic; sauté until soft, about 7 minutes.
- Add chili powder, salt and pepper. Mix in the tomatoes and black beans. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked thoroughly and tender.
- Serve sprinkled with hot sauce, if desired.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Washington Fryer Commission.