Pochero

Pochero This Filipino chicken stew contains meat and vegetables in a very flavorful sauce made with bananas and tomatoes. Serve with rice.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 50 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 10 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat; fry the plantains and potatoes in the hot oil until crisp on the outside, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from the pot and set aside, keeping the oil in the pot.

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  • Cook and stir the onion and garlic in the hot oil until the onion is translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the chicken and chorizo; season with salt and pepper. Cover the pot and cook for 5 minutes.

  • Pour enough water over the chicken to cover completely; bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Add the tomatoes, cover, and cook another 10 minutes. Stir the plantains, potatoes, garbanzo beans, and cabbage into the mixture. Cook covered until the cabbage is wilted and everything is hot, about 5 minutes more. Serve hot.

Per Serving: 959 calories; protein 64.1g; carbohydrates 58.9g; fat 52.3g; cholesterol 203.1mg; sodium 886.4mg.