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How to Cook Chicken with Vegetables and Gravy

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo dressed chicken or your choice parts
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. MSG or granulated seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. salt

For the vegetables:

  • 1/4 kilo cabbage cut into half
  • 2 potatoes cut into half
  • 8-10 pcs stringbeans
  • 1 carrot cut into thick strips

For the gravy:

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 tsp. Msg
  • salt to taste


    How to cook the chicken:

    • Cut chicken into serving pieces, place in a pan. Add onion, MSG, pepper and salt.
    • Add water enough to cover chicken. Cover. Cook until tender.
    • Drain and set aside broth. Cook the vegetables in chicken broth.
    • Cabbage and stringbeanss should be only half-cooked. Arrange vegetable in dish with the boiled chicken.┬áTop with gravy.

    To make the gravy:

    • Melt butter in low fire. Add flour, stir until thoroughly blended. Gradually add chicken broth while stirring continuously.
    • Season with MSG, pepper and salt. Lastly add milk. You may also add 1/4 cup sweet peas or chopped mushrooms.