Chicken Stuffed With Crab (pinag-isang Manok) Recipe

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Chicken Stuffed With Crab (Pinag-Isang Manok)

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

This was given to me by a Filipina I worked with (she is an excellent cook!). Coconut milk and cream can be found in Asian markets. DO NOT USE sweetened coconut cream.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4
chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
1/4 c
dry white wine

FILLING

1 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 c
minced onion
2 c
cooked crab meat, flaked
1 1/2 c
sliced fresh mushrooms
1 tsp
ground sage
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
chopped green bell pepper
1 Tbsp
chopped red bell pepper
2 Tbsp
butter, for frying

SAUCE

2 c
canned coconut milk, unsweetened
1 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
chicken bouillon granules
1 c
coconut cream, unsweetened
1/4 c
half and half
2 tsp
cornstarch
2 Tbsp
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Flatten chicken breasts between 2 sheets of waxed paper. Marinate in wine for 1 hour.
2
To prepare filling, saute garlic in oil. Add onion and cook until translucent, then add the crab meat, mushrooms, sage, pepper, salt and peppers. Saute until mushrooms are soft.
3
Remove chicken from wine. Pat dry.
4
Place filling on one side of chicken breast, then roll. Tie with string.
5
Heat butter in Dutch oven and brown chicken breasts on both sides.
6
Add coconut MILK and ginger. Simmer a few minutes.
7
Dissolve bouillon cube in coconut CREAM and pour into pan with half and half. Simmer until chicken is tender, turning occasionally, about 30 minutes. Remove chicken. Set aside and keep warm.
8
Stir cornstarch into water until dissolved. Let the sauce simmer and add cornstarch mixture to thicken.
9
Remove string and slice chicken rolls and pour sauce over to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Filipino
Hashtag: #crab