Abuela Trini’s Sancocho

Abuela Trini’s Sancocho


  • 1 Bag of Mambo Sancocho Vegetables Pumpkin, Cassava, White Dasheen, Sweet Potato, Plantain, Corn, Yam
  • 2-3 Tbsp of Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 2 Chicken breasts cut into chucks
  • 1 Tbsp of All-Purpose Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp of Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 lb of Smoked Pork we used ham hocks
  • 1 lb of Smoked Ham diced into chucks
  • 8 cups of Water
  • 1 Cilantro bunch
  • 2 cups of Red Kidney Bean Stew Habichuelas Coloradas Guisadas
  • 1 Tbsp of White Vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste


  • Heat the olive oil in a large stock pot over medium heat.
  • Add the sugar, chicken, all-purpose seasoning and stir.
  • Once chicken has browned a little add the Worcestershire sauce, cover pot and allow chicken to cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add smoked pork, (ham hocks, smoked rib or sausage), smoked ham and water.
  • Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Add Mambo Sancocho Vegetables and cilantro.
  • Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
  • Remove cilantro. Add the kidney bean stew, vinegar, stir and simmer until thickened.
  • Season to taste.




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