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Chicken Pochero Recipe
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Filipino style chicken pochero recipe

The Chicken Pochero recipe is not at all different from the original pork pochero since it still uses the saging na saba, pechay, cabbage, tomato sauce, chickpeas, chorizo de bilbao and made brothy by chicken broth.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Banana, Chicken, Pochero
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 7 people
Calories 370kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $20


  • 1 kg dressed chicken
  • 1 pack tomato sauce
  • ½ cabbage
  • Pechay
  • 100 gr Baguio beans or sitaw
  • 5 bananas (saba variety)
  • 2 medium potatoes (medium sliced)
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • ½ head Garlic Crushed
  • 1 chicken cube (Bouillon cube)
  • Catsup
  • Cooking Oil
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Heat oil in a frying pan and stir-fry the potato and banana until golden brown then set aside.
  • Sauté the garlic, onion, and tomato
  • Add the Chicken and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add the tomato sauce and mix well
  • Add the water and chicken cube then simmer until the chicken meat is tender
  • Add the fried banana, and potato and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Add the cabbage and simmer for 3 minutes
  • Add the pechay then turn off the heat.
  • Cover the pot for 3 minutes to cook the pechay.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.


Calories: 370kcal