Cream Dory Pochero

Filipino Style Recipe: Cream Dory Pochero is another variety of tomato-based dish. The fish cooked in tomato sauce together with bananas and other vegetables. A simple yet delicious Filipino dish.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20 minutes
Good for 2-4 persons

Ingredients:
750 grams cream dory fillets, cleaned
3 pieces banana(saba), sliced halves
200 grams tomato sauce
4 garlic gloves, chopped
1 small onion, quartered
1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
1 cups water
100 grams green beans, trimmed and sliced
1 small chinese cabbage or bok choy(pechay), cut into serving pieces
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
fish sauce or salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large plate, pat dry fish, cut into serving pieces, and set aside.
2. In a pan, heat oil then fry banana until golden brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pot, heat oil and saute garlic and onion.
2. Add tomato sauce, water, and peppercorns. Cover and bring to boil.
3. Add fried bananas, and fish then cook for 3 minutes.
4. Add vegetables then simmer for another 3 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
5. Adjust seasoning according to taste then transfer to serving plate, serve with steamed rice.

Chicken Pochero

Filipino style recipe: chicken pochero is another chicken-tomato-based dish that commonly served by Filipinos. This is similar to pork pochero and beef pochero. Normally chicken cooked with tomato sauce together with cardava bananas(saba), potatoes, green beans, cabbage and bok choy.

Estimated time of preparation: 10-15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20-30 minutes
Good for 4-6 persons

Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken, cut into serving pieces
4 potatoes, cut into cubes
3 pieces banana(saba), sliced halves
200 grams tomato sauce
4 garlic gloves, chopped
1 small onion, quartered
1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
5 cups water
1 small bundle, green beans, trimmed
1 small chinese cabbage or bok choy(pechay), cut into serving pieces
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 chicken cube(Bouillon cube)
fish sauce or salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, season chicken with salt and pepper.
2. In a pan, heat oil then stir fry potatoes and banana until golden brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pot, heat oil and saute garlic and onion.
2. Add chicken then stir fry chicken until color turns to golden brown.
3. Add tomato sauce, water, chicken cube and peppercorns. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
4. Add fried potatoes and bananas, and the other vegetables, cook for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
5. Season with sugar and salt according to taste.
6. Transfer to serving plate, serve with steamed rice.

Beef Pochero

Filipino Style Recipe: beef pochero is another beef dish that commonly served by Filipinos. This is similar to pork pochero. Normally beef boiled and cooked with tomato sauce together with cardava bananas(saba), potatoes, green beans, cabbage and bok choy. This is a mouth-watering dish that my family loves so much.

Estimated time of preparation: 20 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 50-70 minutes
Good for 4-6 persons

Ingredients:
1 kilo beef, cut into cubes
200 grams tomato sauce
1/2 cup soy sauce
4 garlic gloves, chopped
1 small onion, quartered
4 tablespoons fish sauce(patis)
4 pieces banana(saba), sliced diagonally
1 small bundle, green beans, sliced diagonally
1 small chinese cabbage, quartered
salt and pepper to taste
cooking oil

1 bundle bok choy or pechay(optional)
1 red bell peppers, cut into stips(optional)
6 potatoes, cut into cubes(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, arrange beef with 1 liter of water. Bring to boil and simmer for an hour or until the beef is tender.
2. Remove the scum as it rises. Add more water if necessary. Pressure cooker takes less time.

Part 2(optional)
1. In a pan, heat oil and fry potatoes. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, saute garlic and onion, add in beef and stir cook until light brown.
2. Add tomato sauce, soy sauce and fish sauce then stir cook for 2-3 minutes.
3. Pour beef stock then simmer until 5 minutes, add more water as necessary.
4. Add potato and banana then simmer for 3 minutes.
5. Add other vegetables, cook for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
6. Season with salt and pepper according taste and bring to boil.
7. Transfer to serving plate, serve with steamed rice.

Pork Pochero

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork pochero is a classic tomato-based Filipino dish. Pochero have lots of variations such as pork, chicken, or beef. In this dish the pork cooked with tomato sauce together with cardava bananas(saba), green beans, cabbage and other vegetables.

Estimated time of preparation: 15-20 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 4-6 persons

Ingredients:
1 kilo pork liempo, cut into serving pieces
1/2 head garlic, chopped
1 medium size onion, chopped
4 pieces saba, sliced diagonally
1 small bundle, green beans, trimmed
1/2 small cabbage, quartered
1/2 cup tomato sauce
3-4 cups water
1 tbsp. peppercorns
salt and sugar to taste
1/4 cup cooking oil

1/4 cup fish sauce(patis)(optional)
1 red bell pepper, cut into cubed(optional)
2 potatoes, quartered(optional)
1 bundle pechay, trimmed(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onion.
2. Add pork and stir cook until color changes and start to sizzle.
3. Add tomato sauce, water and peppercorns then stir and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until pork is tender.(Add more water as necessary).
4. Add potato and simmer for another 3-5 minutes or until potato are tender.
5. Add in banana and the other vegetables, cook for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
6. Adjust seasoning with fish sauce, salt and sugar according to taste.
7. Remove from heat then transfer to serving plate. Serve with steamed rice.

Notes:
1. You may also add Hunt’s Pork & Beans.