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3 Hours


  • 1 kilo of pink beef chops
  • 2 kilos of beef bones with meat
  • 1 chicken cut in pieces
  • 1 chopped onion
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 cubes of concentrated poultry stock
  • 1 kilo of cooked corn
  • 2-3 tablespoons of oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons of oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1-2 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 kilo of cooked and peeled potatoes
  • Cilantro leaf for decoration.
  • Step 1 - In a large pot place the meats, bones, chicken, onion, salt, pepper and broth. Cover the ingredients with enough cold water. Cook over medium heat for about 1½ hours or until meats are tender. Stir occasionally.
  • Step 2 - Add the mote and continue cooking until the meats are crumbled.
  • Step 3 - Remove the pot from the heat and strain the broth discarding the bones. Return the strained broth to the pot and add the mote, onion and meats.
  • Step 4 - Separately, prepare a sofrito by heating oil in a skillet over medium heat and sauté the scallions along with the garlic and chopped cilantro.
  • Step 5 - Add the sofrito to the pot with the soup and cook over high heat. Add more water if necessary.
  • Step 6 - Finally add potatoes broken by hand and continue cooking until the soup is boiling.
  • Step 7 - To serve: pour the calapurca into individual bowls and garnish with coriander leaves.