Mama's Recipes

Tinolang Manok


  • 1 whole chicken; cut into desired pieces
  • 1 green papaya;  cut in cubes
  • 1 ginger root; crushed
  • 4 cloves garlic; crushed
  • 1 onion; sliced
  • 3 cups of rice water.
  • 1/2 cup moringa (malunggay) leaves (or chilli pepper leaves)
  • 1 chicken bouillon cubes
  • Fish sauce (patis)


Sauté garlic and onion in a casserole. Add chicken and ginger root.

Stir fry with fish sauce to taste until chicken turns light brown.

Add rice water and chicken bouillon cubes. Bring to a boil until chicken is tender.

Add papaya. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Add malunggay leaves or chilli pepper leaves.

Serve hot!


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