Pinoy Chicken Encebollado

Encebollado means cooked with onion in Spanish and this is actually an Ecuadorian fish soup dish. Chicken encebollado is a popular dish in central america and of course a chicken version of encebollado.



1 kilo chicken, cut into bite size pieces
1/2 cup native vinegar
1 cup water
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 medium onion, chopped
chicken giblets, chopped
1/2 cup stuffed green olives
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
salt and pepper to taste


How to cook Pinoy Chicken Encebollado

  • Simmer chicken in vinegar and water for 10 minutes. Drain and reserve cooking liquid.
  • Saute garlic and onion, add chicken and giblets. Add cooking liquid and olives.
  • Simmer till chicken is tender. Add breadcrumbs to thicken sauce. Season with salt and pepper.


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