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How to Cook Daing na Manok

This chicken recipe is a counterpart of the popular daing na bangus.
Prep Time10 mins
Marinating Time:1 hr
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: daing na manok, fried chicken
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 213kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 whole chicken. cut into quarters 4 pcs
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1 head garlic minced
  • 2 tsp. cracked black peppercorns
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp. rock salt or sea salt

For the spiced vinegar dipping sauce:

  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 pc onion minced
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp. cracked black peppercorns


How to Cook Daing na Manok

  • Cut the whole chicken in 4 pcs. You can also use the choice parts of the chicken like the thigh, legs or wings. Cut some slits on the chicken skin and meat.
  • In a large bowl or basin, combine vinegar, garlic, black peppercorns and salt. Mix until the salt is dissolved.
  • Add in the chicken and rub the vinegar mixture on the chicken then arrange the chicken in the basin to fit them and well soaked with the marinade.
  • Marinate the chicken for 1 to 3 hours. If you want to keep it in the fridge or overnight, discard the marinade so it will not become too salty and too sour.
  • Heat cooking oil in wok or pan, about 3 cups. Fry the chicken for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve with spiced vinegar as dipping sauce. Enjoy!