Paksiw na Lechon Manok

Paksiw na Lechon Manok

This recipe is the cheaper version of the lechon paksiw using lechon manok (charcoal roasted chicken) instead of the usual roasted pig which is a lot more expensive than the chicken version. And using roasted chicken is healthier too compared to pork which is high in cholesterol specially if the roasted pig has lots of fat. Cooking lechon paksiw has two options with regards to the lechon sauce. Either you can use the commercially bottled lechon sauce sold in supermarkets whatever brand or you can use liver spread. Since the main ingredient in making lechon sauce is the liver, you can use liver spread.

To cook paksiw na lechon manok; In a medium size pot, saute garlic and onion until fragrant. Add in the lechon manok pieces and pour the lechon sauce and water. Bring to a boil. Then add the peppercorns, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and bay leaves. Cover and simmer for about 20 to 30 minutes. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

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How to Cook Paksiw na Lechon Manok
 
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This recipe is the cheaper version of the lechon paksiw using lechon manok (charcoal roasted chicken) instead of the usual roasted pig which is a lot more expensive than the chicken version.
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Recipe type: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 4 to 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 whole lechon manok, cut into serving pieces
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp. crushed black peppercorns
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup cane vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 4 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1½ cup lechon sauce (or 1 small can liver spread)
  • 3 pcs bay leaves
Instructions
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How to cook Paksiw na Lechon Manok:
  1. In a medium size pot, saute garlic and onion until fragrant. Add in the lechon manok pieces and pour the lechon sauce and water. Bring to a boil.
  2. Then add the peppercorns, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and bay leaves. Cover and simmer for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. Turn off heat and serve hot with steamed rice.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 170grams Calories: 323

 

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Paksiw na Lechon Manok