Ginataang manok recipe (chicken cooked in coconut milk)

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  September 2, 2020
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Ginataang Manok Recipe (Chicken Cooked in Coconut Milk)  is a variation of Ginataan, a simple and easy to make Filipino dish with a variety of ingredients from vegetables, all the way to meat, and seafood that is cooked with coconut milk.
Ginataang Manok Recipe

What is Ginataang Manok?

Ginataang Manok, as the name suggests uses Chicken as the main ingredient, though it can have optional ingredients like papaya and malunggay if needed.

The main ingredients needed to cook Ginataang Manok are garlic cloves, cooking oil, chopped onions, chicken, fish sauce (patis), salt and pepper, and coconut milk.

Other ingredients that may be added are unripe papaya and malunggay, this makes the Ginataang Manok tastier, and at the same time, healthier.

The recipe is simple, quite easy, and very tasty, all the same time.

Ginataang manok recipe (chicken cooked in coconut milk)

Simply Follow Ginataang Manok Recipe Posted below to make it easier for you to follow. The Ingredients and also the Cooking instruction as well.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Chicken, Papaya
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 5 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8

Ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken legs and thighs
  • 1 medium green papaya sliced
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 packet bok choy
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 1 thumb-sized ginger julienned
  • 2 pcs green finger chilies
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • fish sauce or sea salt
  • oil

Instructions

  • In a pot add oil then sauté garlic, onion, and ginger.
  • Add the chicken and brown on all sides.
  • Add the chicken stock and 1 cup of coconut milk then bring it to a boil. Simmer in low heat for 25 minutes.
  • Add the remaining cup of coconut milk, long green chili and green papaya then simmer for 10 more minutes.
  • Add the bok choy and coconut cream then simmer for 5 more minutes.
  • Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper then serve.

Notes

If you want to make Spicy Ginataang Manok, You can add some spicy red chili depending on your taste. Siling Labuyo is good and also add some spicy green pepper.

In this recipe:

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Ginataang Manok Recipe and Preparation Tips

Ginataang manok recipe (chicken cooked in coconut milk)
Simply Follow Ginataang Manok Recipe Posted below to make it easier for you to follow. The Ingredients and also the Cooking instruction as well.

You Can also follow the steps above or choose the other way around.

More Healthy Pinoy Recipes to come. Stay updated. Have a nice day!

Also read: Kinamunggayang Manok Recipe, Chicken with Banana blossom

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.