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Chicken Caldereta Recipe

Spicy Filipino Chicken stew with tomato, carrots, and potato.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: adobong manok, beef kaldereta, caldereta, chicken stew
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 714kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs chicken cut into pieces
  • 1 piece Knorr Chicken Cube
  • 2 pieces carrots wedged
  • 2 pieces potato cubed
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 pieces bell pepper sliced
  • 4 tablespoons liver spread
  • 1 piece tomato cubed
  • 3 pieces chili pepper chopped
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 3 tablespoons cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Start by pan-frying the potato and carrots. Heat oil in a pan. Add potato. Fry each side for 1 minute. Remove from the pan and put in a bowl lined with paper towel. Set aside. Do the same thing with the carrots.
  • Using the remaining oil, fry the chicken for 1 ½ minutes per side. Remove from the pan. Set aside.
  • Saute onion and garlic. Add tomato. Continue to saute while stirring until tomato and onion softens.
  • Add chicken and pour-in tomato sauce and water. Let boil.
  • Stir and then add Knorr Chicken Cube and chili pepper. Cover the pan. Cook between low to medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Turn the chicken pieces over to equally cook the opposite side. Add liver spread. Stir. Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Add bell peppers and cheese. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Put the carrots and potatoes into the pan. Continue to cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Season with salt and ground black pepper. Serve. Share and enjoy.


Calories: 714kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 223mg | Sodium: 783mg | Potassium: 796mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3530IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 4mg