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healthy chicken menudo
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Healthy Chicken Menudo

This is a recipe for healthy chicken menudo.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breast cubed
  • 1 medium carrot cubed
  • 1 medium baking potato cubed
  • 1 small red bell pepper cut into squares
  • 1 small green bell pepper cut into squares
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1/2 piece lime
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth low sodium
  • 3 tablespoons Safflower oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Arrange chicken in a bowl.Add lime (or calamansi) and pour soy sauce. Also add garlic powder. Mix well. Let it stay for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a pan and pour safflower oil.
  • Once the oil becomes hot, saute onion and garlic until onion becomes soft.
  • Add the marinated chicken. Continue to cook until the chicken turns light brown.
  • Pour tomato sauce into the pan. Stir.
  • Pour chicken broth. Let boil. Continue to cook uncovered in medium heat until the sauce reduces to half.
  • Add raisin, carrot, and potato. Cover the pan. Cook between low to medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Add the bell peppers. Continue to cook for 5 minutes. Note: add more chicken broth or water if needed.
  • Sprinkle some ground black pepper to taste.
  • Tranfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy.


Serving: 4g