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Homemade Chicken Tocino

Homemade Chicken Tocino

These Chicken Tocino are simple, tasty, garlicky and sweet. Delicious chicken tocino that your kids will keep on craving for. Match it up with fried eggs to make Tocilog breakfast. You can also try the 2nd version of our Chicken Tocino: How to make chicken tocino



  • 2 pounds chicken thigh meat, boneless and skinless
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • ¼ cup banana ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • water
  • 2 tablespoons oil


  1. In a bowl, combine chicken, pineapple juice, ketchup, salt, garlic powder and sugar.
  2. Massage meat with curing mixture until well-distributed and evenly colored.
  3. Store in a covered container or ziplock bag and refrigerate overnight to cure.
  4. How to Cook: In a pan over medium heat, add chicken including marinade and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer until meat is tender and cooked through, adding more water in ½ cup increments as needed. When water is completely absorbed and meat is tender, add oil and cook, stirring regularly, until meat caramelizes.
  5. Serve hot and enjoy with a cup of rice, sliced fresh tomatoes and a fried egg. Yummy..enjoy!

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Credits: @zar_musa