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Chicken Menudo

Try this Chicken Menudo for dinner tonight! Loaded with chicken, hot dogs, potatoes, carrots, bell peppers in a flavorful tomato gravy, this hearty stew is sure to be a family favorite!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken menudo
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 288kcal
Author: Lalaine Manalo


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into cubes
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into cubes
  • 4 hot dogs, sliced thinly on a bias
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thigh meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons raisins


  • In a wide pan over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add bell peppers and cook for about  30 seconds or until tender yet crisp. With a slotted spoon, remove from pan and drain on paper towels. 
  • Add hot dogs and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned. With a slotted spoon, remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
  • In the pan, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened. 
  • Add chicken and cook until lightly browned. 
  • Add soy sauce and cook for about 1 minute.
  • Add pineapple juice and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes. 
  • Add diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and water. Stir to combine and bring to a boil. 
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Lower heat, cover, and cook for about 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is tender and sauce is reduced.
  • Add potatoes, carrots, and raisins and cook for about 6 to 8 minutes or until tender. 
  • Add bell peppers and hot dogs and cook until heated through. Season with additional salt and pepper, if needed. Serve hot.



Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 585mg | Potassium: 830mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3020IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 4.2mg