Easy Crock Pot Colombian Chicken Sancocho

Cuisine: Colombian
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes
Servings: 6
Colombian comfort food at its best, sancocho is a satisfying and flavorful stew.

Run your errands while you cook this delicious sancocho in your crock pot! The ultimate comfort food in Colombia, sancocho is a stew typically served with rice and avocado on the side. It's usually eaten during el almuerzo, since it’s a hearty dish that combines potatoes, yucca, corn, plantains and chicken (although I've had versions with many different kinds of meat). Say hello to your complete meal of the day, and enjoy!


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  1. In a blender, puree garlic, onion, peppers, carrots, 4 cups chicken broth, 1 cup cilantro, cumin and salt.
  2. In your crock pot, combine chicken, yucca, green plantain, potatoes, and corn. Add the puree and the remaining chicken broth.
  3. Cook on high for 2 hours.
  4. Before serving, blend the remaining 1 cup cilantro and a little of the stew broth and puree.
  5. Stir the puree into the soup, season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve hot!
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