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Chicken Caldereta
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How to Cook Chicken Kaldereta (Caldereta De Pollo)

The kaldereta or caldereta recipe usually goes for beef or goat meat and sometimes wild duck.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken caldereta, kaderetang manok
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 big chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup liver spread
  • 1 small can red pimento sliced
  • 1/2 cup olives
  • Salt
  • Pepper

For marinade:

  • 3/4 cup native vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt


How to cook chicken kaldereta:

  • Combine chicken and marinade and stand 2 hours or overnight.
  • Drain chicken pieces and fry in olive oil. Set aside. In the remaining oil sauté the garlic and onions.
  • Add tomato sauce and liver spread. Simmer for about 15 minutes, return chicken and cook till tender.
  • Add red pimientos and olives. Season with salt and pepper. Makes 6 portions.