Menudo Sulipeña


1 kg chicken breast cut into medium to small cubes or which way you want 

2 tbsp rice wine 

2 tbsp cornstarch 

1 tsp ground black pepper 

1/2 tsp salt 

2 tbsp butter + 1 tbsp oil

1 head garlic chopped or grated 

1 large white onion chopped 

1 tbsp tomato paste 

2 large red bell pepper sliced into strips 

1/2 tbsp spanish paprika 

3/4 cup cubed ham 

3/4 cup sliced chorizo 

1/2 cup tomato sauce 

1 1/2 to 2 cups chicken broth or plain water 

1/2 cup chick peas 

1/2 tsp salt or more 1/2 tsp pepper or more 


Mix chicken cubes, rice wine, cornflour, salt and pepper. 

Set aside in the fridge for about 30 minutes. 

Using a big sauce pan, heat 1 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp butter. 

Then put the marinated chicken, cook the chicken until the raw look is gone. Set aside. 

Using the same sauce pan, add the rest of the oil and butter. 

Saute garlic and onion together until they smell so good then add tomato paste. 

Stir for about 2 minutes. Next, add the sliced bell pepper and paprika. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes. 

Add chicken, chorizo, ham and tomato sauce, cook for about 3 minutes then add the broth or water. Simmer for about 20 minutes. Then add chickpeas and brandy. 

Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

Mix well and cook for another 5 minutes.