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Brazilian Chicken, Sausage and Black Bean Stew

No recipe image available.A spicy Brazilian stew of smoked sausage, chicken thighs, black beans, garlic, onion, bell pepper, tomatoes and chili powder.

Recipe Ingredients:

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)

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. Add onion, pepper and garlic; sauté until soft, about 7 minutes.
  3. 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.
  4. Serve sprinkled with hot sauce, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Washington Fryer Commission.