Colombian Ajiaco

Makes: 
12 servings
Utensil: 
Saladmaster Food Processor
7 Qt./6.6 L Roaster with Cover
Rate Recipe: 
Contributed By: 
Leyla Segebre

Ingredients

3
pounds
chicken breast
(1.4
kg)
10
cups
water or chicken broth
(2.4
L)
12
pound
green onions
(227
g)
4
cloves garlic, shredded, use Cone #1
3
corn on the cob, cut into pieces
1
pound
yellow potatoes, sliced, use Cone #4
(454
g)
3
pounds
white potatoes, sliced, use Cone #4
(1.4
kg)
14
pound
pumpkin (optional)
(113
g)
14
pound
arracacha (root vegetable) (optional)
(113
g)
14
pound
fresh cilantro
(113
g)
3
ounces
dehydrated guascas or a branch of fresh guascas (Colombian herb)
(85
g)
12
pound
green peas
(227
g)
1
teaspoon
salt
(6
g)
1
cup
capers
(138
g)
1
cup
heavy cream
(240
mL)
cooked white rice, accompaniment
avocados, accompaniment

Directions

  1. Place chicken, water, onions and garlic in roaster. Cover and cook over medium heat until Vapo-Valve™ clicks steadily.
  2. Add corn and potatoes. Cover and let cook until potatoes are tender.
  3. Add pumpkin and arracacha, if desired.
  4. Add fresh cilantro and guascas. Cover and cook until chicken is tender.
  5. Add peas and salt, and cook another 5 minutes.
  6. Remove chicken, cilantro and onions. Shred chicken breasts using two forks and set aside.
  7. To serve, spoon stew into a bowl. Add chicken and capers, and drizzle with heavy cream.
  8. Serve stew with 12 cup of white rice and half avocado per serving, if desired.

Tips

  • Cook rice in Saladmaster MP5 (Multi-Purpose 5 Qt. Oil Core). For added flavor, add a couple of green onions or a little bit of chopped cilantro to the MP5 to cook with the rice.
Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 
370
Total Fat: 
9g
Saturated Fat: 
5g
Cholesterol: 
93mg
Sodium: 
640mg
Total Carbs: 
38g
Dietary Fiber: 
6g
Sugar: 
4g
Protein: 
32g
Analysis does not include accompaniments (rice and avocado)
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