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Corfiot Pastitsada

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time30 minsCook Time1 hr 30 minsTotal Time2 hrs

Ingredients for the Rooster
 2 kg Rooster shredded
 2 tbsp Spetseriko
 6 Onions
 2 Garlic cloves
 5 Bay leaves
 250 ml Red Wine
 70 ml Red Vinegar
 250 g Olive oil
 250 g Tomato Paste
 500 g Tomato juice
 Salt
 Sugar
Ingredients for Pasta
 1 Box of Pasta for Pasticcio
 Grated Kefalotyri
 Salt
Recipe of Pastitsada with Rooster
1

Chop the onions, put them in a pan on low heat and saute until they are caramelized.

2

In a saucepan put olive oil, let it burn well and place the pieces of rooster and sauté until it turns brown.

3

Remove the rooster and the oil on a plate, sprinkle the lettuce, laurel and garlic and stir for 2-3 minutes to flavor the oil. And finally quench with vinegar

4

Add to the pot, the rooster, the onions, the wine and fill about half a liter of water. Allow to boil for about 3 quarters to one hour.

* Traditionally, instead of water, they add broth made with calf bones.

5

Add the pelt, the tomato and let it continue to boil for about 30 minutes, evaporating the liquids and creating the traditional dark red sauce.

6

Boil the spaghetti. Once prepared and strained, remove the roast to a platter, and stir in the sauce.

7

Serve and enjoy the traditional Corfu Pastitsada.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 8