Sancocho as Served at Ceviche's in Wilmington, North Carolina as seen on Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives episode 2807.
Recipe courtesy of Ceviche's


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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 40 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings



  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a medium pot. Add the chicken, garlic powder, oregano and some salt and pepper, and brown for about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the corn, carrots, plantains and sweet potatoes to the pot and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken broth and culantro base, and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 45 minutes.
  4. Add the cilantro, green onions and yucca, and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  5. Serve with a side of coconut rice.