Chicken Binakol

Chicken binakol is a popular Iloilo stewed chicken dish with coconut meat and water. This is very similar to the tagalog version of chicken tinola which uses green papaya and chili leaves for the vegetables. When cooking chicken soup like this chicken binakol, use native chicken or free range chicken which will produce a flavorful dish unlike commercial chicken breeds.

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To cook chicken binakol; Sauté garlic and ginger in hot oil until brown. Add onion and tanglad. Add chicken, patis and pepper. Saute for a while, pour rice washing, cover and simmer till chicken is tender. Remove chicken and debone. Return chicken to the stock. Add buko, buko water and dahon ng sili. Simmer a few minutes more. Sprinkle with the spring onion before serving. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

 

How to Cook Chicken Binakol
 
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Recipe type: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ thumb size ginger, crushed
  • ¼ cup cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 stalk tangled, cut into 3 inch pieces
  • 1 chicken, cut in serving pieces
  • Patis (fermented fish sauce)
  • Pepper to taste
  • 6 cups rice washing
  • 2 cups grated buko
  • 2 cups buko water
  • dahon ng sili (sili leaves)
  • 1 tablespoon spring onion, chopped
Instructions
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How to cook chicken binakol:
  1. Sauté garlic and ginger in hot oil until brown. Add onion and tanglad. Add chicken, patis and pepper.
  2. Saute for a while, pour rice washing, cover and simmer till chicken is tender.
  3. Remove chicken and debone. Return chicken to the stock.
  4. Add buko, buko water and dahon ng sili. Simmer a few minutes more.
  5. Sprinkle with the spring onion before serving. 6 portions.

 

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Chicken Binakol