Chicken Stew with Chayote
Traditional Filipino stew of chicken meat with chayote! 🙂
- 1 kilo chicken, thigh and leg parts
- 1/4 cup ginger, julienned
- 1/4 cup onion, minced
- 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
- 2 large sayote (or chayote), cut into bite size
- 2 1/2 liters of water
- 1 tablespoon fish sauce
- 1 bundle chili leaves
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon oil
In an Instapot or pressure cooker, saute ginger in oil and cook it until brown and aromatic.
Add in onions and garlic, then chicken and saute them for 1-2 minutes.
Add in 1/2 liters of water, salt and pepper. Set Instapot or pressure cooker to “chicken setting” and cook until finished.
Upon releasing the pressure, add remaining 2 liters of water and season to taste. Simmer for 1-2 minutes.
Add in sayote (or chayote) and simmer for 1 minute.
Add in chili leaves and simmer again for another 1 minute.
Serve hot and enjoy!