Tinolang Manok Recipe (Chicken Tinola)

Tinolang Manok Recipe

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Tinolang Manok is a kind of Chicken dish which is cooked by sauteing garlic, onions, and ginger the adding Chicken and letting it turn a little brown. Water is used for the broth and Sliced Papaya or Sayote (Chayote) is added as well as malunggay or Dahon ng Sili (Chili Sprouts) before you turn off the stove.


  • 1 Whole Chicken (chopped)
  • 2 pieces Sayote or a Medium sized Papaya
  • 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 thumbs of ginger, julienne
  • 1 medium-large onion, sliced
  • 3 cups of chicken broth or 1 Knorr chicken cube (dissolved in 3 cups of water)
  • 1 bunch of Malunggay
  • 2 tablespoon of fish sauce (patis)
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a pan, saute garlic, onion, and ginger.
  2. Add the chicken and cook, stir for 3 minutes or until chicken juice run clear.
  3. Pour the fish sauce, mix occasionally for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken broth or the dissolved chicken cube.
  5. Cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
  6. Uncover and add sayote or papaya, mix and cover for 5 minutes. Let it cook.
  7. Add the salt. Stir well and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Serve with Hot Rice