Dominican Sancocho (Hearty Stew) Pressure Cooker recipe


  • 1 lb. chicken meat
  • 1 lb. beef stew or soup bones
  • 2 medium size potatoes
  • 1 green plantain
  • 1 cup of yuca root
  • 1 yautia root
  • 1 cup butternut squash
  • 1 teaspoon ground annatto seeds bija
  • 1 teaspoon ground tumeric
  • 1/2 medium red onion
  • 1 teaspoon mashed garlic
  • 2 cubes of homemade season all sazon - see recipe in this blog - optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground or fresh oregano
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 3 cups of water

Dominican Sancocho (Hearty Stew) Pressure Cooker recipe

  1. Wash, peel and cut all the vegetables and roots into bite-size pieces. Prep the onion, garlic and spices.
  2. Set the pressure cooker to Saute and allow pot to heat.
  3. Add the oil and sugar. When sugar starts to bubble, add the chicken and brown on both sides.
  4. Add the onions and stir. Cook until onions are transparent. Add the beef.
  5. Add the salt, and all the spices. Stir.
  6. Add the roots and remaining vegetables.
  7. Add the water. Cover the pressure cooker and follow manufacturer's instructions for closing and sealing the lid.
  8. Set to cook on high for 35 minutes. Most pressure cookers have a setting for stews. If yours does, click on that.
  9. Once stew is done, stir and taste. Add salt to taste if needed.
  10. Serve with avocado and white rice (optional).
  11. Enjoy!

Source:Life Bites

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