One of Philippines’ favorite dish is Chicken relleno, made out of roasted chicken stuffed with ground pork, raisins, chorizo and peas. I have my own Chicken Relleno recipe in this blog but you might want variety. Well, aren’t we lucky that Romulo’s Cafe shared this recipe to us?
Alessandra Romulo Squillantini, granddaughter of the late statesman Carlos P. Romulo and her husband Enzo Squillantini graciously shared family recipes that date back several generations at a cooking demonstration at The Maya Kitchen recently.
1 piece whole chicken (1 kilo)
160 grams onions
1 can Vienna sausage
100 grams chorizo bilbao
25 grams processed cheese, grated
500 grams ground pork
50 grams raisins
50 grams frozen peas
100 grams pickle relish
1 teaspoon salt
1?2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 pieces eggs
2 teaspoons butter
1. Preheat oven to 250°F.
2. Debone the chicken. Chop the onions, Vienna sausage and chorizo. Mix all the ingredients well.
3. Put stuffing in the cavity of the chicken. Place chicken on a baking pan or dish. (refer to my post in my own Chicken Relleno recipe to stuff the chicken properly.)
4. Brush the skin with butter.
5. Cook the chicken for 1 hour or until skin of the chicken is golden brown.
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