"Filipino food is a fusion of different flavours which evolves through various influences like Spanish, American, Chinese and other Asian countries. As we adapted and concocted these dishes it has created diverse flavours that are uniquely Filipino seasoned and spiced by our rich culture".

Monday, December 06, 2010

Ginataang Manok

Ginataang Manok sa Tanglad

3/4 kilo chicken (cut in big chunks)
2 thumb-sized ginger (peeled and chopped)
1 small green papaya (peeled,seeded and sliced)
2 cups milk
3 bayleaf
fish sauce (to taste)
1/8 tsp ground peppercorn
3 finger chilis (siling haba)
1 cup fresh chili pepper leaves (dahon sili)
3 cloves garlic (minced)
1 onion (chopped)
2 tbsp cooking oil
2 stalks of tanglad (lemongrass)

Note; You may substitute sayote for green papaya.

How to prepare:

>  In a pan, saute ginger, onions and garlic in oil.
> Then add chicken. Stir.cover and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
> Add the coconut milk. Let  boil.
> Add papaya, ground pepper, fish sauce,and finger chilis.
> Pound the tanglad (the white part) to release the taste and aroma. Add it to the pan.
> Cover and let boil. Simmer for about 15 minutes.
> Adjust the taste to your liking.
> When done, turn off the heat, then add the chili leaves. Serve!


R said...

nice recipe! i do not know much abt filipino food, hoping to learn a lot from ur blog...

Pinoy Kitchenette said...

Thanks Rupali..glad you find my foodie blog helpful! Happy cooking!

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