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How To Cook Chicken Hamonado

This chicken hamonado is a quick and easy to cook version that does not require to marinate the chicken in pineapple juice and sugar mixture.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken hamonado, hamonadong manok
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 234kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. patis
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper powder
  • 1 Tbsp. kalamansi juice or lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Magic sarap or Namnam
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 & 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 small can pineapple slice
  • cooking oil for frying


How To Cook Chicken Hamonado

  • Combine chicken, patis, black pepper, granulated seasoning and kalamansi juice in a bowl. Mix the ingredients until well coated then marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat cooking oil in a pan about 1 inch deep and fry the chicken until golden brown. Strain to remove excess oil and set aside.
  • In the same pan, remove the cooking oil and leave about 1 Tbsp. in the pan. Herat the oil and saute garlic until fragrant.
  • Add the chicken and saute for a minute. Pour the pineapple juice and add sugar and salt. Stir and bring the liquid into a boil.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes until slightly thick. Add in the sliced pineapples and pour also the liquid from the canned sliced pineapples.
  • Continue cooking until the sauce is thick. Turn off heat and serve hot. Enjoy!