Chicken Asado Recipe
  • 2 lbs chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • ¼ cup butter/margarine
  • 1½ cups tomato sauce
  • 2 medium-sized onion, sliced
  • 2 pieces dried bay leaves (laurel)
  • 2 large potatoes, quartered
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup lemon/calamansi juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ¾ cup cooking oil
  1. Rub the chicken with salt and pepper and let stand for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a heated pan or pot, pour-in the cooking oil & fry the chicken. Set aside after.
  3. In a heated pot or wok, put-in the butter/margarine.
  4. When the butter/margarine is hot enough, sauté the onions until soft in texture.
  5. Add-in the bay leaves and cook for a minute.
  6. Pour-in tomato sauce and bring to a boil.
  7. Add the soy sauce and lemon juice then stir to ensure that the mixture is properly distributed and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  8. Add the pan-fried chicken and simmer for 10 minutes.
  9. Place the potatoes in and continue to simmer for 7 to 12 minutes.
  10. Serve hot and enjoy your Chicken Asado!
Recipe by Cooking Pinoy Recipes at