Fricase de Pavo, photo by Sedano'sPhoto by Sedano's

Fricase de Pavo

Cuisine: Cuban
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 2 hours
Servings: 4 servings
A delicious turkey recipe that goes perfectly well with yellow rice.

This dish is typical in both Cuba and Puerto Rico. There are as many variations as there are Fricase de Pavo cooks – but this one from a Cuban abuela, so we will call this fricase de pavo a la cubana! 

Celebrate the flavors of Cuba at Sedano's, where you can find all the ingredients for your next fricase de pavo.



  • 1 large yellow onions diced
  • 4 lbs turkey broken into small pieces
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 cups potatoes cut into cubes
  • 6 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 1 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 2 packets Sazón Completo
  • 1 1/2 cup white cooking wine
  • 1 cup bitter orange juice
  • 2 bay leaves

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  1. Sauté onion, bell pepper, and garlic until the onion is translucent.
  1. Season the turkey with cumin and garlic powder.
  2. Add turkey into the slow cooker or pressure cooker along with the rest of the ingredients.
  3. In the slow cooker, cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 5 hours. In the pressure cooker, cook on high pressure for 35 minutes.
  4. Serve over white or yellow rice.
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