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How to Cook Chicken Dinuguan with Coconut Milk (Pepitoria)

Another variation of chicken dinuguan (chicken blood stew) is this dish, with the addition of coconut milk, called Pepitoria, which is chicken dinuguan with coconut milk.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Chicken Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken dinuguan, dinuguang manok, pepitoria
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 234kcal
Author: Manny


  • Blood of 1 chicken or 1/2 kilo pork blood, strained
  • 1 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 live chicken or any fowl about 1 kilo
  • cooking oil
  • 1 head garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup onion minced
  • 1 cup scored and minced tomatoes
  • 1 stalk of Lemon grass tanglad, tie into a knot
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • MSG optional


How to cook Chicken Dinuguan with Coconut Milk:

  • Collect the blood from the slaughtered chicken in a bowl and add some vinegar. Set aside.
  • Dress the chicken and cut into serving pieces with a sharp knife or cleaver.
  • In a heated pan heat about 2 tablespoon cooking oil and saute garlic.
  • Before the garlic browns, add the onion and saute.
  • Just before the onions turns brown, Stir in tomatoes.
  • When tomatoes starts to wilt add the chicken meat and lemon grass.
  • Cover and simmer in it's own juice until chicken is slightly cooked.
  • Pour in chicken blood mixture, stirring constantly so that the blood won't curdle.
  • When blood is cooked, (when it turns brownish) pour in coconut milk.
  • Season with salt and MSG to taste, and simmer for a few seconds. Serve hot.