Puchero or Pochero is a delicious Filipino stew made from chicken, pork, beef even fish. Here is our version at home of chicken pochero.
1 small chicken (cut into serving parts)
2 pieces chorizo bilbao
1 1/2 cup water
1 tsp salt
4 cloves garlic (minced)
2 tbps oil
4 pcs saba banana
3 pcs boiled potatoes (quartered)
2 pcs boiled sweet potatoes (quartered)
1 small can chickpeas
1 small cabbage
1 small bundle of cahuio beans(optional)
1 small pouch tomato sauce
patis or salt
Fry chicken pieces in oil until lightly brown. Set aside.
Boil chicken and chorizo in salted water. Simmer until all meat is tender.
Take out all the meat, set aside, keep stock.
In a casserole, saute garlic, onion, then pour in the stock. Add tomato sauce.
Bring to a boil. Add all meat, banana, potatoes, sweet potatoes, baguio beans and chickpeas. Simmer. Add in the cabbage.
Season with salt and pepper.