How to Make Chicken Chunks Pasta with Kesong Puti
Recipe type: Noodles Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 6 servings
For the marinated kesong puti:
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ tsp. salt, optional
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil or corn oil
  • 2 packs kesong puti, sliced into ½ inch cubes
For the pasta sauce:
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 156 gram canned chicken chunks in water, drained and cut into smaller chunks
  • 1 medium size white onion, diced
  • 1 medium red bell peppers, diced
  • 1 stalk onion leek, sliced
  • 250 gram pack spaghetti sauce, three cheese flavor
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 500 gram pack pasta, cooked as per package directions
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How to prepare the marinated kesong puti:
  1. In a small bowl, mix together tomato paste and basil leaves.
  2. If kesong puti is bland, add salt to tomato paste. Pour olive oil and kesong puti.
  3. Stir gently to coat the kesong puti. Set aside in the refrigerator.
How to make the pasta sauce:
  1. Heat olive oil in a wide saucepan. Saute garlic until lightly browned.
  2. Add chicken chunks, onions, bell peppers and leeks and continue sauteing until onions are limp and transparent.
  3. Pour in spaghetti sauce and let simmer gently over low heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and sugar, if desired. To serve: Pour sauce over cooked paste. Top with kesong puti.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at