POLLO EN FRICASE

3 lbs. chicken pieces, seasoned
3 tsps. adobo
3 tbsp. olive oil
1 tbsp. vinegar
3 tbsps. garlic, mashed

¼ cup olive oil
1 cup sofrito
1 cup tomato sauce
1 cup white wine
1 hoja de laurel
8 olives stuffed with red peppers
1 cup diced potatoes
1 cup chopped carrots
sal al gusto

Season the chicken ahead of time (at least 1 hour) and refrigerate until needed.

In a medium sized sauce pan heat olive oil, add chicken and cook until it is brown on both sides. Remove from oil and drain. En the same pan add the sofrito and cook for 3 minutes or so. Add the chicken and the rest of the ingredients, season to taste, cover and cook over medium heat for 35 minutes until the chicken is tender.