Print this trip dossier

Journey Latin America asks you to accept cookies for performance and social media purposes. We use cookies on our website to personalise content, evaluate website traffic and enhance performance. You can delete or restrict cookies via your web browser. To get more information about these cookies and the processing of your personal data see our Cookie Policy. Do you accept these cookies and the processing of personal data involved? Find out more


May 14th, 2014

Picana de Pollo - Bolivian Christmas Chicken Stew

This is an easy and delicious traditional Bolivian recipe packed with hearty flavours and healthy goodness. Serves 8.

  • Prep: 20 minutes
  • Cook: 3 hours
  • Total time: 3 hour, 20 minutes
  • Recipe serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken, cut into eight pieces
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 1/2 cup green peas, peeled
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup white onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup tomato, peeled and minced
  • 3 carrots, cut into strips of four
  • 1 fresh chili pepper, cut into eight pieces
  • 1 small thyme branch, minced
  • 1 small celery stick
  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely minced
  • 3 whole-grain black
  • 11/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups water or broth
  • 8 whole potatoes, peeled
  • 16 round slices corn on the cob
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)

Instructions

  1. Put all ingredients in a large casserole dish, except potatoes. Mix very well. Add potatoes so that they are on top of all other ingredients.
  2. Cook over low heat for two to three hours.
  3. In a deep serving plate, serve a piece of chicken, potato and corn, and top with a good amount of broth.

Other holidays you may be interested in

Seals in Antarctic

Antarctic Peninsula: Fly and cruise

Private journey

14 days from £14,564pp

Peru in depth

Condor: Peru in depth

Group tour

20 days from £3,265pp

road in baja

Self-drive Mexico: Discover Baja California and the Sea of Cortez

Private journey

12 days from £1,821pp

VW taxis Mexico DF

Value Mexico: Highlights of Mexico City and the Yucatán

Private journey

12 days from £1,609pp

Close

Sign up to our newsletter

Sign up to our twice monthly newsletter and be the first to know about our latest news, offer and competitions.

Sign up with...

Your email

Or...

Using a social account is fast and means you don't need to remember a password.

We never share your data either - see our terms & conditions

Facebook Connect

Remember, you can unsubscribe at any time.

To see how we take care of your data please review our Privacy Policy

Thanks for subscribing – we’ll be in touch!

You are not subscribed. Some error happened.

Share this Page

Social share page will open in new window

Send a friend

reCaptcha_try_again

Page Full Path: /sitecore/content/JLA/Home/travel-inspiration/food-and-drink/picana-de-pollo-bolivian-christmas-chicken-stew

Page ID: {ECFC9852-A195-44E6-8F53-B8A4503596D4}

Page Name: picana-de-pollo-bolivian-christmas-chicken-stew

Page Display Name: Picana de Pollo - Bolivian Christmas Chicken Stew

Page Template Name: T027-Recipe

Page Template ID: {E95BC9BC-C28D-478C-8A17-9189F2E4BDBA}

Parent ID: {7F1A77A3-15A4-459E-BFDE-E4C0A0C461A5}

Parent Name: food-and-drink

Parent Display Name: Food & Drink

Parent Template Name: T029-PapagaioCategoryListing

Parent Template ID: {4D163066-ED7E-48E6-AF31-34B6C47536CD}