Chicken Tinola Recipe (Chicken in Ginger Broth)

How to make Chicken Tinola


Chicken Tinola, known as Tinolang Manok in the Philippines, is a chicken soup made with ginger broth. Filipinos love to eat this with steamed rice and dip sauce (can be calamansi, lime, or lemon with fish sauce or soy sauce).


Ingredients:

1 kilo chicken, cut into stewing pieces
2 pieces potatoes or 1 green papaya or sayote (chayote), peeled, seeded, and wedged
1-1/2 inches ginger, peeled and sliced into ¼-inch rings
½ piece onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
½ teaspoon black peppercorns, cracked
1 cup pepper leaves (dahon ng sili) or ¼ pound spinach leaves or Baguio pechay (bok choy in English or Cantonese), washed and picked
3 tablespoon cooking oil, preferably olive oil
water enough to reach 2 inches above chicken pieces
salt or fish sauce (patis), to add taste


Cooking directions:

Saute the garlic, onion, and ginger over medium heat. Add the chicken and pepper. Stir and simmer covered for 3 minutes. Add water and potatoes or papaya or sayote. Simmer again until chicken and the potatoes or papaya or sayote are cooked. Drop the pepper leaves or spinach or pechay. Continue simmering for another minute until the leaves are cooked. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.


More by this Author

  • Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe
    1

    Cut the pork into 3/4 inch cubes. Season with salt and soy sauce. Roll in all purpose flour. Roll again in egg yolk then roll again in flour. Deep fry until done. Cut tomato into 8 pieces. Cut onion also into 8 pieces....

  • Pork Menudo – Easy Filipino Recipe
    16

    Pork Menudo is a favorite Filipino dish which can be served on a day-to-day meal or for gatherings or special occasions. This sounds like Spanish food but it's actually Filipino style. The food...

  • Who Sang 'The Prayer' the Best?
    9

    "The Prayer" is a duet between Céline Dion and Andrea Bocelli which was released initially as a single in 1999. It won the Golden Globe Award for...


Comments 4 comments

maribin profile image

maribin 7 years ago from USA

Nice hub, I've been searching for this recipe, thank you for sharing it here.


dyesebel10 profile image

dyesebel10 7 years ago from USA Author

Chicken Tinola is one of my favorite food like Sinigang and Nilaga. My children love it too. We like soupy food. It's soothing and refreshing. Thanks maribin for stopping by.


Berni 5 years ago

I love to put malongay leaves in my tinola .


Jack Burton profile image

Jack Burton 4 years ago from The Midwest

Great for when you have a sore throat. The ginger really helps make you feel much better.

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


    Click to Rate This Article
    working