Philippines - Chicken Binakol Recipe

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Philippines - Chicken Binakol

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This recipe has been posted for play in CQ3 - Philippines. Found at website:

This is a native dish from the Philippines where coconuts are abundant. The combination of coconut juice and ginger gives this dish it's flavorful and unique taste that you are sure to enjoy.

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1 tablespoon canola oil
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 medium red onion, finely chopped
2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 tablespoon crushed ginger
1 cup chinese cabbage (pechay), sliced
1 pound chicken, cut into pieces
2 pcs young coconut (juice & meat)
1 tablespoon fish sauce (patis)
salt to taste
1 cup of water


1Boil chicken slices in 1 cup of water until the water just dries up (this will lock-in the chicken's flavor).

2Add canola oil and saute with ginger, garlic, onions and tomatoes.

3Add Chinese cabbage, coconut juice and meat, simmer for about 15 minutes.

4Add fish sauce and/or salt to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Filipino