My Global Food Challenge

Sao Tome and Principe

Cubed Chicken with Coffee Sauce (Sao Tome)

This is a traditional Sao Tomean recipe for a classic dish of fried chicken served in a sauce made from white wine, coffee grounds and cream

Yield: 4 Servings


4 chicken breasts cubed and with skin removed
150 ml filter coffee
500 ml white wine
150 ml cream
4 garlic cloves finely sliced
50 grams butter
4 red chilies pounded to a paste
1 bay leaf
12 coffee beans
salt to taste


Add the butter to a pan and fry the cubed chicken. Mix in the chilies, garlic and bay leaf. When the chicken is golden brown in color remove from the pan and set aside.

Add the wine and coffee to the pan and continue cooking until the sauce has thickened appreciably then add the coffee beans and cream.

Mix well, return the chicken pieces to the pan and cook for 5 minutes. Serve on a bed of rice.

Link to My Post on Sao Tome and Principe:

Cuisine :   Sao Tomean    

Main Ingredient :   Chicken

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