A Tasty Twist on a Filipino Classic – Caldereta Chicken Recipe

When it comes to Filipino cuisine, nothing quite beats Caldereta. This savory stew, made with succulent chicken, potatoes and a delicious tomato-based sauce, is one of the country’s most beloved dishes. But while Caldereta is usually made with beef or pork, why not try something a little different and make Caldereta Chicken?

To make this Caldereta Chicken, you’ll need:


• 2 tablespoons oil
• 1 onion, chopped
• 1/4 kilogram chicken, cut into pieces
• 1/4 cup tomato paste
• 2/3 cup coconut cream
• 2 tablespoon soy sauce
• 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
• 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
• 1 red bell pepper, chopped
• 1/2 cup potatoes, cubed
• 2 bay leaves
• 1 teaspoon sugar
• 2 tablespoons minced parsley
• Salt to taste


1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.
2. Add the onion and cook until translucent.
3. Add the chicken, tomato paste, coconut cream, soy sauce, garlic, black pepper, red bell pepper, potatoes, bay leaves, and sugar.
4. Cover and cook for 25 minutes or until the potatoes and chicken are cooked through.
5. Add parsley, season with salt to taste and stir.
6. Transfer to a serving plate and enjoy!

This Caldereta Chicken is bursting with flavor! The combination of tomato paste, coconut cream, and soy sauce create a truly unique and delicious sauce. The potatoes add a wonderful texture, while the bell pepper and garlic add additional layers of flavor. The end result is a savory, yet still subtly sweet, dish that is as comforting as it is scrumptious.

Caldereta is normally made with beef or pork, but this Caldereta Chicken gives the traditional stew a tasty twist. It’s the perfect way to enjoy classic Filipino flavors with a modern twist. If you’re looking for more inspiration, why not try making the dish with lamb or even turkey?

This delicious Caldereta Chicken is proof that with a few simple ingredients, you can create something truly special. It’s an easy and delicious recipe that’ll become a family favorite in no time. So, get your pans out and enjoy the flavor of this Filipino classic!