Chicken Cau Cau

Chicken and potatoes cooked with a yummy peruvian Jalapeno sauce. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chicken Cau Cau
Main Ingredients Chicken legs, Potatoes
Cuisine Peruvian
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken Cau Cau

  • 4 Chicken legs deskinned and cut into cubes
  • 4 medium Potatoes peeled and diced
  • 4 tablespoons Fresh mint leaves chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 medium Onions chopped
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a pinch Turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh jalapeno paste


  1. Heat sufficient water in a non-stick pan. Add chicken, two tablespoons chopped mint and salt, mix, cover and simmer for ten minutes. Strain and reserve the stock.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add the onion and garlic, mix and sauté till onion turns light brown.
  3. Add cumin seeds and turmeric powder, mix well and sauté. Add jalapeno paste, mix and sauté for two to three minutes.
  4. Add four cups of the reserved stock, potatoes and remaining chopped mint, stir to mix and simmer for fifteen minutes or till the potatoes are soft.
  5. Add salt and cooked chicken, mix well and cook for two to three minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1045
Carbohydrates 126
Protein 62.7
Fat 32.6
Other Fiber Fiber- 14.8gm