Spanish Style Chicken in Tomato Sauce

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Jay Ares

By
@kisses4jay

Originated in Spain, it is also one of the famous Filipino dish but we call it "Mechado". This is very easy to make as well. Great for any season and especially if you have visitors or friends over because for sure they will love it.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4-6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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4 lb
chicken (any part of your choice)
1 small
can, tomato sauce
1 medium
yellow onions, chopped medium
4 clove
garlic
1/2 c
red bell pepper
1 c
carrots cut in medium cubes or may also use baby carrots
1 large
potatoes cut in medium cubes
1/2 c
green peas (canned or frozen is fine)
1 Tbsp
cooking oil
1-2 Tbsp
soy sauce, dark (you may use soy sauce instead of salt to taste)
2 medium
size bay leaves
1 c
chicken broth

How to Make Spanish Style Chicken in Tomato Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Medium heat and medium pot, sautee chicken, onions, garlic in oil. Lower heat and cover the pot and simmer for about 10 minutes or until the chicken juice out.
  • 2Add the tomato sauce, chicken broth, ground black pepper, sugar and soy sauce, again simmer for 5-10 minutes or until chicken is tender but make sure the sauce won't get try so check it constantly.
  • 3Add potatoes, carrots, bell pepper, bay leaf and green peas. You may use salt to add taste.
  • 4Simmer it for 10 minutes or until the chicken is well cooked and the potatoes and carrots are cooked as desired.
  • 5TIPS: If it gets a little dry because the potatoes starch.. you may add broth but start with 1/4 cup. Serve with rice.

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About Spanish Style Chicken in Tomato Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken




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