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How to Cook Ginataang Manok with Sitaw

This recipe is actually a ginataang manok dish with string beans or "sitaw". This is one of the variation of ginataang manok or chicken with coconut milk that you can easily cook.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: ginataang manok, manok with sitaw
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 123kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 medium-sized chicken about 1 kilo
  • 1 medium-sized onion sliced
  • 1 head garlic crushed
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. calamansi juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1 bundle string beans or sitaw cut in 2-inch long pcs.


How to Cook Coconut Chicken with Stringbeans:

  • Dress chicken and cut into serving pieces.
  • Arrange chicken in skillet; add onions, garlic, ginger, calamansi juice, water, and salt.
  • Let boil until chicken is tender and water is almost dry.
  • Add the coconut milk and continue cooking uncovered until thick and oily.
  • Add the string beans and cook a few minutes more until vegetables are done.
  • Serve hot.