Chicken Giniling Recipe with Green Peas

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  August 27, 2020

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Yet another version of the giniling, this Chicken Giniling Recipe includes Green Peas is almost similar to the Pork Giniling variant.

Its only difference being

  1. you use chicken and
  2. it has green peas.

The chicken giniling is a healthier alternative to the pork version as the chicken itself is lower in cholesterol, owing to the chicken being white poultry as compared to pork which is a red meat.

In all, we will take you to this recipe which is easy to cook and with ingredients which you can easily find.
Chicken Giniling Recipe with Green Peas
One of the features of this Spanish-inspired chicken giniling with green peas recipe is that it has the usual carrots, potatoes, and raisins; but apart from that, what makes this dish obviously an assimilated dish is that it has the presence of the sarsa – or sauce, made from tomatoes or from tomato sauce.

This added tomato sauce is what makes this dish tasty and enjoyable.

Chicken Giniling Recipe Peas Preparation Tip

Going on into the process of cooking, you can either ground the chicken yourself if you have a food processor or you can buy it ground from the market.

Sauté onions and garlic into a heated pan until it becomes shiny and translucent. After which you add the ground chicken and stir fry it for five minutes.

Add tomatoes or tomato sauce and water, salt and pepper and let it simmer for 15 – 20 minutes. Add some more tomato sauce to your taste.

Toss in the diced vegetables and peas and stir for another five minutes. You can add a little water if you want it to have some texture.

Stir well until all of the ingredients are well-mixed. Let it simmer for another 5 minutes.

Perfect for lunch and dinner, this dish is to be served with rice. Use this chicken giniling with green peas recipe if you want a dish that is economical as it is delicious.
Chicken Giniling

Chicken giniling with green peas

Going on into the process of cooking, you can either ground the chicken yourself if you have a food processor or you can buy it ground from the market.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Chicken, Giniling
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 7 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $10


  • 2 lbs ground chicken
  • 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 large potato cut into small cubes
  • 1 large large carrot cut into small cubes
  • cups frozen green peas
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 pcs dried bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil


  • Heat the cooking oil in a wide pan.
  • When the oil is hot, sauté the garlic and onion until the onion softens.
  • Add the ground chicken. Cook for 5 minutes in medium heat.
  • Pour-in the tomato sauce and chicken broth. Let boil.
  • Add the dried bay leaves. Simmer for 35 minutes covered. Note: add water or chicken broth as needed.
  • Put-in the carrots and potato. Stir and cook for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Add the green peas. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir and turn off heat
  • Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!

You Can also try other Giniling Recipes by Clicking this Link. It includes Pork Giniling Recipe and Tortang Giniling Recipe.

Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.