Nilagang Manok

Nilagang manok or boiled chicken soup is one of the simplest Filipino recipes by just boiling the chicken and dumping all the vegetables and spices in a pot and presto! you have a tasty nilagang manok dish.

1 kilo chicken (cut into desired sizes)
6 cups water
20 pepper corns
2 tsp. salt
1 big onion (quartered)
2 potatoes (pared and quartered)
1 head cabbage (quartered)
4 saba bananas (halved)
1 small bundle green onion, cut into 2 inch length
1/4 kg. green beans, stringed and cut into 2 inch lengths
1 fresh pechay (native)

How to cook nilagang manok:

  • Place chicken in a big kettle with water, peppercorns, salt, onion, and bring to a boil.
  • Cover and cook until chicken is tender.
  • Add potatoes, bananas, cabbage, pechay, green onions and green beans and cook for a few minutes until vegetables are cooked.
  • Add water and season to taste. Serve hot. Good for 8 persons.

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