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Pochero Recipe

Pochero means “stew-pot”, it is one of the tomato-based soups we adapted from the Spanish. The ingredient that makes it distinct from other tomato-based dish is its ingredient, which is the banana (usually saba banana or plantain), it gives the pochero its sweet taste. You can usually find Pochero in fiestas, birthdays and other family occasions. It is also being sold in Carinderias.

You may choose what kind of meat you will add-beef, pork or chicken.

Let’s start cooking!

Pochero

 

 

People to feed: 3-4
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 50 mins

 

Ingredients

½ kilo beef, cut into cubes
4 pieces chorizo bilbao
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 bundle onion leeks
1 small can tomato sauce
2 medium diced tomatoes
1/4 lb long green beans
1 large chopped plaintain banana (ripe)
1 medium sized cubed potato
1 small quartered cabbage
1 bunch bok choy (pechay)
1 medium diced onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 cup chick peas (garbanzos)
1 tablespoon whole pepper corn
2 to 2 1/2 tablespoons patis (fish-sauce)
1 cup water

 

Cooking Procedure

  1. Boil the beef and chorizo with onion leeks. Simmer for few minutes and set aside.
  2. Sauté garlic, onion and tomato in a pre-heat pan with oil.
  3. Put-in fish sauce, whole pepper corn, and tomato sauce. Stir.
  4. Add water and let boil, and then add all meat, banana, potatoes, and chickpeas.
  5. Add the long green beans and cabbage and cook for 5 minutes. Add pechay and cover. Turn off the stove. The remaining heat is enough to cook the bokchoy for at least 5 minutes.

 

Ready to serve! You may also add eggplant if you want.

 

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