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Nilagang Manok
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How to Cook Nilagang Manok

Nilagang manok or boiled chicken soup is one of the simplest Filipino recipes by just boiling the chicken and putting all the vegetables and spices in a pot until cooked
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: nilagang manok
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 187kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo chicken cut into desired sizes
  • 6 cups water
  • 20 pcs whole peppercorns
  • 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 kilo 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 season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot. Good for 8 persons.