Kinamatisang Manok


Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken, cut into serving pieces
6 cloves garlic, chopped
1 large-sized onion, chopped
6 pieces tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup fish sauce
1 tablespoons tomato paste
3 pieces laurel leaves
2 cups water
4 tablespoons cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic, onion, and tomatoes until soft.
2. Add chicken then saute for 3 minutes, season with fish sauce then cook until light brown.
3. Add tomato paste and laurel leaves then stir cook for a minute.
4. Add water then simmer for 30 minutes or until the meat is tender and the sauce reduced. Add more water if necessary.
5. Adjust seasoning according to taste. Transfer to serving bowl then serve hot.

Chicken and Banana Adobo

Filipino Style Recipe: Chicken and Banana Adobo is another variety of popular Filipino Adobo. This dish is similar to traditional chicken adobo with fried banana.

Ingredients:
500 grams chicken, cut into serving pieces
3-4 pieces cardava banana (saba), cut into serving pieces
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup vinegar
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
2 tablespoons sugar
salt to taste
1/4 cup cooking oil
1-2 cups chicken broth

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine chicken, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, soy sauce and vinegar.
2. Marinate chicken for at least 30 minutes.
3. Drain garlic and chicken then reserve the sauce. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry banana until light brown. Remove and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, fry marinated chicken for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Reduce oil to 1 tablespoon. Add garlic then fry until light brown.
3. Pour marinade and water then simmer for 20-30 minutes or until chicken is tender. Add more water if necessary.
4. Add fried banana and sugar then adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl. Serve with steamed rice.

Adobong Manok at Balunbalunan sa Gata

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong Manok at Balunbalunan sa Gata or Chicken and Giblets Adobo with Coconut Milk is another variety of popular Filipino adobo. This dish has a creamy and spicy flavor similar to Bicol Express.

Estimated time preparation and cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
200 grams balunbalunan (chicken giblets), cleaned
300 grams chicken, cut into serving pieces
6 cloves garlic, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, julienned
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 tablespoons cup vinegar
peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves
1 cup coconut milk
2 pieces green chili, chopped
3 pieces bird’s eye chili (labuyo), chopped
fish sauce and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and ginger
2. Add giblets and chicken then cover and simmer until tender. Add water if needed.
3. Add soy sauce, vinegar, peppercorns and bay leaves then simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Pour coconut milk and bring to boil. Keep stirring.
5. Add green and red chili. Adjust seasoning according to taste then simmer until thickens.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately together with steamed rice.

Sweet Chicken Adobo

Filipino Style Recipe: Sweet Chicken Adobo is another variety of popular Filipino Adobo. This dish has sweet sauce compare to the traditional chicken adobo. The chicken marinated in sweet soy sauce, vinegar and other spices. Fry the chicken until golden brown then cooked in marinade until tender. Season with sugar according to taste.
Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marin
ating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 30 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams chicken, cut into serving pieces
1/2 cup sweet soy sauce
1/3 cup vinegar
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
2 tablespoons sugar
salt to taste
1/4 cup cooking oil
1-2 cups chicken broth

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine chicken, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, sweet soy sauce and vinegar.
2. Marinate chicken for at least 30 minutes.
3. Drain garlic and chicken then reserve the sauce. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil and fry marinated chicken for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Reduce oil to 1 tablespoon. Add garlic then fry until light brown.
3. Pour marinade and chicken broth then simmer for 20-30 minutes or until chicken is tender.
4. Add sugar then season with salt according to taste.
5. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl. Serve with steamed rice.

Spicy Chicken Feet

Filipino Style Recipe: Spicy chicken feet (paa ng manok) is an exotic food made from chicken feet cooked in spicy sauce that consists of soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce and chili flakes. This is commonly served together with steamed rice or as pulutan together with beer.

Estimated time of preparation: 10-15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 30-40 minutes

Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken feet
8 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 large onion, peeled and sliced
1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and minced
4 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
3 cups water
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon dried chili flakes
1 teaspoon sesame oil

2 star anise (optional)
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder (optional)
toasted sesame seeds for garnishing (optional)
chopped spring onion for garnishing (optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Cut off chicken feet claws then scrub well with salt.
2. Rinse chicken feet thoroughly and drain.

Part 2
1. In a pot, arrange chicken feet, garlic, onion, ginger, soy sauce, peppercorns, bay leaves, sugar and water.
2. Cover and simmer in a low heat for 20-30 minutes or until tender. Add water in necessary.
3. Add oyster sauce, hoisin sauce and chili flakes then simmer for 5 minutes.
4. Add cinnamon powder, start anise, sesame oil then adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Cook and simmer until the sauce is almost dry. Toss frequently.
6. Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and spring onion. Serve with steamed rice.

Chicken Binagoongan with Gata

Filipino Style Recipe: Chicken Binagoongan with Gata or Chicken sauteed in shrimp paste with coconut milk is almost similar to binagoongang baboy. Normally the chicken sauteed until light brown then cooked in shrimp paste and chili. Add coconut milk for more flavorful and creamy taste.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 20-25 minutes

Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo chicken, cut into serving pieces
1 1/2 tablespoons bagoong alamang (pre-sauteed salted shrimp paste)
1 cup coconut cream
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 pieces tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
3 pieces bird’s eye chili(siling labuyo), chopped
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
5 pieces calamansi, juice
1 teaspoon dried rosemary(optional)
chopped spring onion for garnishing(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, marinate chicken in calamansi juice and dried rosemary for 15 minutes.

Part 2
1. In the pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onion and tomatoes until soft.
2. Add marinated chicken and continue sauteing until color turns to light brown.
3. Pour water and shrimp paste then simmer for 10 minutes or until tender. Add more water if necessary.
4. Add brown sugar, chili, ground pepper then continue cooking for another 3 minutes in low fire.
5. Add coconut cream then simmer until thickens. Keep stirring.
6. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with spring onion. Serve with steamed rice.

Sauteed Chicken Chayote

Filipino Style Recipe: Sauteed Chicken Chayote or ginisang manok at sayote is another easy and simple dish. Sauteed chicken chayote is affordable and simple yo prepare, the chicken sauteed and cooked with chayote until tender. This dish is usually serve during rainy season.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 25-30 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo chicken fillet, cut into serving pieces
2 pieces chayote(sayote), cut into small pieces
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 1/2 cups chicken broth or water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
fish sauce, salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, saute garlic and onion.
2. Add chicken fillet, fish sauce and pepper then continue sauteing until light brown.
3. Add chayote then stir cook for a minute, pour water then cover and bring to boil.
4. Season with salt and pepper then simmer for 3-5 minutes or until tender.
5. Transfer to serving bowl then serve hot with steamed rice.

Chicken Binakol

Filipino Style Recipe:Chicken binakol or binakol na manok is another chicken soup popular in Visayas Region specially in Iloilo. This is similar to tinolang manok, instead of regular water we used coconut water and coconut meat. This simple Filipino dish is traditionally cooked inside the bamboo and they used native chicken to give more aroma and taste.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 45 minutes. Good for 4-6 persons.

Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken, cut into serving pieces
2 pieces green papaya or chayote(sayote), cut into serving pieces
1 cup chili leaves or malunggay leaves
1 thumb-sized ginger, cut into strips
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoon fish sauce(patis)
6 cups coconut water
1 cup coconut meat
4 tablespoon vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste
5 stalks lemongrass(tanglad), cut into 1 inch and pounded

Procedures:
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil then saute ginger, garlic, onion and lemongrass.
2. Add chicken and continue sauteing until light brown then season with fish sauce.
3. Pour coconut water, coconut meat then simmer for 30 minutes or until chicken is tender. Add water if necessary.
4. Add in papaya then simmer for another 5 minutes or vegetables are tender but not overcooked.
5. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
6. Add chili leaves then turn off the heat. Let stand for a few minutes to cook the leaves.
7. Transfer to a serving dish and serve. Enjoy!

Chicken Adobo(Adobong Manok)

Filipino Style Recipe: Chicken adobo or adobong manok is the another popular yet easy Filipino dish. Adobo have lots of variations such as pork, chicken, combination of pork and chicken, other meats, vegetables and seafood. In this recipe, we will used chicken then marinated and cooked in a blend of soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, salt and sugar until chicken is tender and the sauce thickens.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 30 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams chicken, cut into serving pieces
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup vinegar
3 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
1 tablespoon sugar
salt to taste
1/4 cup cooking oil
1 cup water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine chicken, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns and soy sauce. Marinate for at least 30 minutes or overnight.
2. Drain garlic and chicken then reserve the sauce. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil and fry marinated chicken for 3 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Pour marinade and add water. Simmer for 20 minutes or until chicken is tender.
3. Pour vinegar and simmer for another 5 minutes then season with salt and sugar according to taste.
4. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl. Serve with steamed rice.

Chicken Barbecue(Inihaw na Manok)

Filipino Style Recipe: chicken barbecue or inihaw na manok is an easy and popular grilled chicken recipe. Normally the chicken marinade with seasonings then grilled in a hot charcoal until tender. This is almost similar to chicken inasal.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 15-20 minutes each side of chicken
Good for 4-5 persons

Ingredients:
4-5 chicken legs with thigh attached

Marinade
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons calamansi or lime juice
6 gloves garlic, pounded
2 bay leaves(laurel)
1 tablespoons brown sugar
1 cup soda(7-up or sprite)
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon ground pepper

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large bowl, combine soy sauce, calamansi juice, sugar, bay leaves, garlic, soda, salt and ground pepper.
2. Add chicken, cover and marinate chicken for at least 3 hours or overnight inside the fridge.

Part 2
1. Remove the chicken and then reserve the marinade.
1. Grill marinated chicken over hot charcoal for 15 to 20 minutes while basting each side with marinade mixture.
2. Transfer serving plate and serve with steamed rice and spicy vinegar.