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Kinamunggayang Manok Recipe
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Kinamunggayang manok recipe

The recipe simply includes native chickenmalunggay and puso ng saging (banana blossom).
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 5 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8


  • 1 kg Native Chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1 medium banana blossom (puso ng saging) shredded
  • cups malunggay leaves
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • tbsp fish sauce
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the banana blossom in brine (combine 2 cups water and 1 tablespoon salt) for at least 3 hours. Let the sap out by squeezing the banana blossom. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a cooking pot.
  • Saute the garlic and onion.
  • Add the chicken pieces. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the chicken turns light brown.
  • Put the chicken broth and 3 cups water. Let boil. Simmer covered for 30 to 40 minutes. Add water if necessary.
  • Put the shredded banana blossom. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the malunggay leaves. Cook for a minute.
  • Pour-in the fish sauce and add the ground black pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve