This is a visayan chicken dish. Most dish from that region has coconut milk in their cooking
1 chicken, cut into serving pieces
1 tablespoon ginger, crushed
1 small green papaya, peeled and sliced into 2 inch slices
2 cups thin coconut milk
1 cup sili leaves
How to cook halang halang:
- In a large casserole, put together chicken, ginger.
- Put in enough water just to cover chicken.
- Simmer over low fire, when chicken is almost tender, add papaya.
- When papaya is cooked, pour in the coconut milk, add siling labuyo, silk leaves and season with salt and pepper.
- Makes 6 portions.