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Chicken Asado

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 2 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 2 large potatoes quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup cooking oil


  • Rub the chicken with salt and pepper and let stand for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat a frying pan then pour-in the cooking oil and Pan Fry the chicken. Set aside.
  • Heat a cooking pot or wok then put-in the butter.
  • When the butter is hot enough, add the onions and sauté until the texture becomes soft.
  • Add-in the bay leaves and cook for a minute.
  • Pour-in the tomato sauce and bring to a boil.
  • Add the soy sauce and lemon juice then stir to ensure that the mixture is properly distributed and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add the pan-fried chicken and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Place the potatoes in and continue to simmer for 7 to 12 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat then transfer to a serving plate and serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g