Chicken Pochero Recipe (Pocherong Manok)

Chicken Pochero Recipe

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Have you noticed in parties that there’s this reddish chicken dish with lots of veggies and saging na saba and chorizo? That’s a Filipino dish called Chicken Pochero. Aside from Chicken, You can also use Pork and Beef for this kind of dish.


  • 1 Kilo Chicken (cut into serving pieces)
  • 1 bunch Pechay
  • 1 bundle green beans, cleaned and ends trimmed
  • 4 pcs. Saging (Saba)sliced
  • 1 medium-sized onion, diced
  • 2 tsp whole peppercorn
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 small can tomato sauce


  1. Heat oil in the pot and fry the banana until color turns golden brown.
  2. Once done, set the bananas aside
  3. Sauté the garlic, onion, and tomato
  4. Add the Chicken and cook for 5 minutes
  5. Add the fish sauce, tomato sauce, and whole peppercorn and mix well
  6. Add the water and simmer until meat is tender
  7. Add the bok choy and string beans and turn off the heat.
  8. Cover the pot for 5 minutes to cook the Pechay.
  9. Serve Hot.


This video shows a different way of cooking chicken pochero.


Keywords: hearty, sweet and sour, authentic