Cuban Fried Chicken

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


A yummy Cuban dish........simple and quick.


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15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 8
    chicken thighs, with skin, boneless
  • ·
    salt, to taste
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ·
    oil, for frying
  • 1 large
    onion, sliced
  • 3
    garlic cloves, minced
  • ·
    juice of 1 lemon

How to Make Cuban Fried Chicken


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste and set aside.
  2. Heat 1/2 inch oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add chicken and fry, turning once, until chicken is browned and completely cooked, about 5 minutes a side.
  4. Remove chicken from skillet and keep warm.
  5. Remove 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.
  6. Pour onion, garlic and oil from skillet over chicken.
  7. Pour lemon juice over chicken and serve.
  8. Serve this with rice and a salad of sliced avocados tossed with a little olive oil, lemon juice and salt.

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About Cuban Fried Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cuban
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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