Filipino Tinolang Manok Recipe

Also known as chicken-ginger stew, tinolang manok is a light delicious soup to be enjoyed as a meal or before. This broth soup is cooked with malunggay powder that has as much calcium as 4 glasses of milk, tons of vitamin A & C and loaded with potassium and iron. Enjoy hot. Serves 4 to 6.


  • dahon ng sili or malunggay
  • add patis for flavoring
  • 10 chicken pieces
  • 4 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 small papaya, cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube

Cooking Directions

  1. In a large pot, combine oil, chicken, garlic, onion and tomato in your water and bring to a simmer. Let cook until water is boiling and the chicken is tender. Then add your chicken bouillon cube. Let cook. Add your malunggay and papaya. Let cook. Finally add patis. Let cook. Serve hot in bowls.