WATCH: How to Make Chicken Estofado
This sweet and savory chicken stew recipe pairs well with a bowl of hot rice!
Chicken estofado is an easy one-pot recipe to make at home. Pair this chicken stew recipe with a bowl of hot rice for a filling meal.
1 whole chicken, cut into 10 pieces
? cup vinegar
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup soy sauce
2 pieces bay leaf
1 tablespoon peppercorn
1½ tablespoons garlic, minced
2-3 cups water
salt and pepper, to taste
1 In a deep saucepot, combine chicken, vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, bay leaf, peppercorn, and garlic. Mix and set aside to marinate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Place the pot on the stove and add water. Mix thoroughly. Let mixture boil for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove the impurities that form on the surface.
Cook the stew for 30 to 45 minutes more or until chicken is tender and sauce has reduced. Season to taste with salt and pepper.