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Sunday, March 13, 2011


Pipian is a very highly popular Spanish inspired Caviteñean chicken dish which is similar to kare-kare except it is way lot simplier to cook and has very few ingredients.

1 whole chicken, cut into serving pieces
1 head garlic, minced
1 tbsp achuete, mixed with water and color extracted
2 cups chicken broth
1/4 cup rice flour
1/3 cup peanut butter or more
1/4 cup spring onion, chopped
cooking oil
patis or salt

Brown rice flour in a pan and set aside.
In another pan, brown the chicken pieces in hot oil and set aside.
Using the same pan, saute the garlic and add the chicken pieces.
Add the chicken broth, ground rice, peanut butter, achuete extract and spring onions.
Simmer until done.

Note: More broth can be added if the sauce becomes too thick.

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