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Sarciadong Manok
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How to Cook Sarciadong Manok (Chicken Sarciado)

Sarciadong manok or kinamatisang manok is chicken braised in plenty of tomatoes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time48 mins
Total Time53 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken sarciado, sarciadong manok, tomato based chicken
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 237kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo chicken bone-in, cut into serving pieces
  • 1/2 head garlic chopped
  • 5 pieces medium size tomato coarsely chopped
  • 2 pieces medium size onion coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1/8 cup patis or fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp peppercorns
  • 3 pcs laurel leaves
  • cooking oil


How to cook sarciadong manok:

  • Heat oil in a sauce pan and sauté garlic and onion until light brown. Add in the tomatoes and stir fry for a minute.
  • Add in the chicken, patis, tomato paste, peppercorns, laurel leaves and while stirring continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup of water, bring to a boil and simmer for 30 to 45 minutes at moderate heat or until the meat is tender and the sauce reduced to about half, you may add water if the sauce looks too thick in consistency.
  • During the last 8 minutes of cooking, add the green peas.
  • Season with salt and adjust if required. Serve hot.