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How to Cook Ginisang Labong sa Manok

This vegetable and chicken recipe is very simple, nutritious and healthy. It is also one of my favorite vegetable dish because it is tasty and lots of dietary fibers which is good for your digestive system.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: bamboo shoots, ginisang labong, labong sa manok
Servings: 3 Servings
Calories: 234kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo labong or bamboo shoots thinly sliced
  • 2 pc thumb sized ginger slice into strips
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 2 bunches dahon ng sili or saluyot
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. patis
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • cooking oil for sauteing
  • water for boiling the labong
  • 1 pc chicken cube


How to Cook Ginisang Labong sa Manok:

  • Wash the sliced bamboo shoots and drain. Put water in a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Put the bamboo shoots in the boiling water and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the pot and put in a strainer.
  • Rinse the bamboo shoots in tap water and drain excess water. Set aside.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp. of cooking oil in a pan and saute ginger, garlic and onion for 1 minute.
  • Add patis and let it simmer for a minute. Then put the chicken and stir. Season with black pepper powder and stir the chicken until fat renders and becomes brown.
  • Add the bamboo shoots and stir until the bamboo shoots is well mixed with the chicken.
  • Add water and chicken cube then bring to a boil then simmer until the chicken is tender.
  • Add the saluyot or dahon ng sili and simmer for 1 minute. Serve hot with cooked rice.