Chicken Caldereta

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Chicken Caldereta – Caldereta comes from the Spanish word “caldera” which means caudron. It refers to a dish of meat stewed in a pot. Traditionally, goat meat is used along with tomato paste, liver spread, red bell pepper and potatoes. It is a popular dish served during special occasions such as weddings, birthdays, fiestas and other festivities.

Chicken Caldereta or Kaldereta Recipe


  • 500 gms chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 250g tomato sauce
  • 1 small can liver spread
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 3 potatoes, quartered
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thinly
  •  fish sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Fry potatoes in cooking oil. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onion.
  3. Add the chicken and cook until light brown. Stir in water and fish sauce.    Simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Add tomato sauce, liver spread, and potatoes.
  5. Add red bell pepper and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve.
Chicken Caldereta by toniemeee

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