Chunky Adobo Sofrito Chicken

Chunky Adobo Sofrito Chicken

Sofritos vary country to country, but they are typically aromatic vegetables, such as garlic, onions and peppers, cut into small pieces and sauteed in oil used as a base to flavor recipes.

  • Serves: 4
  • PREP TIME: 10 min
  • Marinate for 20 min
  • COOK TIME: 22 min


  • 1/4 cup Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Light Mayonnaise
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, (1 lb.) or skinless bone-in chicken thighs*
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped (2 cups)
  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped (2 cups)
  • 1 onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice


  1. Combine, Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Light Mayonnaise, garlic, vinegar and oregano in small bowl; remove and set aside 1 tablespoon.
  2. Season chicken, if desired, with salt and pepper. Rub both sides of chicken with 1 tablespoon Mayonnaise mixture and refrigerate 20 minutes. Toss tomatoes, peppers and onion with remaining Mayonnaise mixture.
  3. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken, turning once, until golden, about 4 minutes. Remove chicken and set aside.
  4. Heat same skillet over medium-high heat and cook vegetable mixture, stirring occasionally, until peppers and onion are almost tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in water; add chicken cook covered over medium-low heat, until chicken is thoroughly cooked and vegetables are tender, about 4 minutes.
  5. Transfer chicken to serving platter. Stir reserved 1 tablespoon Mayonnaise mixture into vegetables. Spoon vegetable mixture onto platter and sprinkle, if desired, with chopped cilantro. Serve with hot cooked rice

Tip: Serve with a mixed green salad to round out the meal.

*If using chciekn thighs you will need to increase the cooking time.

Cost per recipe*: $7.79.
Cost per serving*: $1.95.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Servings Size 1 serving
Servings Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Amount Per Serving
Nutrient Type Value
Calories 310
Calories from Fat 60
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Sodium 280 mg
Total Carbs 32 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 28 g
Vitamin A 15 %
Vitamin C 110 %
Calcium 6 %
Iron 10 %
Potassium 790 mg