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Pesang Manok Recipe
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Pesang manok recipe

This is a chicken broth-based recipe, it cannot be helped that this is yet another one-pot meal which makes it a favorite for busy people and for those people who are just beginning to cook.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8


  • 1 kg chicken (cut into desired sizes)
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 inch sliced ginger (crushed)
  • ½ tsp peppercorn
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 potatoes (pared and quartered)
  • 1 small cabbage (quartered)
  • 1 bundle fresh pechay or bok choy
  • 6 green onions (cut into 2-inch length)
  • 1 large onion (quartered)
  • msg. or Maggi magic sarap to taste; optional


  • Place chicken in a kettle. Add water, ginger, peppercorns, salt, onions and bring to a boil. Lower heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add potatoes and cook until done and then add cabbage, pechay and green onions. Season with msg. or Maggi magic sarap to taste. Serve hot with steamed rice. Good for 8 persons.
  • Share & enjoy!