Tinolang Manok Recipe or Chicken Stew Recipe

tinola_manokThe Filipino Chicken Stew or Tinolang Manok Ingredients:

1 kilo whole chicken, cut into pieces.
1 small young papaya or sayote, cut into small pieces.
2 tablespoons ginger, crushed and slliced into strips
1/2 cup dahon ng sili (chili leaves) or mallunggay leaves
1 liter of water
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 red onion, diced
4 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons patis (fish sauce)

The Filipino Chicken Stew or Tinolang Manok Cooking Instructions:

1.    Heat oil and sauté garlic, onion and ginger in a stock pot.
2.    Add water and the chicken.
3.    Bring to a boil and simmer for about 20 minutes or until chicken is almost done.
4.    Flavor with patis
5.    Add papaya and continue to simmer for an additional 5 minutes or until papaya softens but not overcooked.
6.    Add sili leaves then turn off the heat.
7.    Dish up steaming hot on a bowl with plain rice on the side.


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