Chicken Binakol

Chicken Binakol


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About this recipe: A native dish from the Philippines where coconuts are abundant. The combination of coconut juice and ginger gives it's flavorful and unique taste that me and my family enjoys.

Hiraya Laguna, Philippines

Serves: 3 

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon crushed ginger
  • 1 cup Chinese cabbage (pechay), sliced
  • 1 pound chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 pcs young coconut (juice & meat)
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (patis)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup water

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Boil chicken slices in 1 cup of water until the water just dries up (this will lock-in the chicken's flavor).
  2. Add canola oil and sautee with ginger, garlic, onions and tomatoes.
  3. Add Chinese cabbage, coconut juice and meat, simmer for about 15 minutes.
  4. Add fish sauce and/or salt to taste.

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- 08 Oct 2010

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