Chicken Pochero Recipe

Chicken Pochero is a tomato base chicken dish stewed in vegetables. This one is a more simpler version unlike the original recipe which calls for chick peas, beans and pechay. If you prefer you can always add those to ingredients below.

  • 2 lbs. chicken, cut into serving size
  • 2 pieces plantain or saba banana, peeled and cut into 3
  • 2 potato, cut into 4
  • 1/2 piece cabbage, quartered
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 small green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, sliced thin
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 chicken knorr cubes
  • salt and ground pepper to taste
  • cooking oil
  • 4 cups water

  1. Fry potatoes and banana. Set aside.
  2. Using a deep pot, heat 2 tablespoon cooking oil. Saute garlic, onion and tomato until caramelized.
  3. Add chicken slices and sauté for few minutes or until chicken is brownish.
  4. Season with fish sauce and ground pepper. Stir well and continue cooking.
  5. Add water and bring into a boil over high heat. Cook for about 10 minutes or till chicken is almost cooked.
  6. Add tomato sauce and simmer in medium heat for 5 minutes. Season with salt to taste.
  7. Add fried potatoes, fried banana and bell peppers. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Add cabbage and simmer for few minutes or till chicken and cabbage is fully cooked.
  9. Remove pot from heat and transfer in a serving dish. Serve hot and enjoy!

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