Chicken Recipes



A beloved Filipino dish that combines chicken with green papaya or chayote and hot pepper leaves or malunggay leaves in a delicious gingery broth.

Kitchen Offerings


1 whole chicken, cut into serving pieces
3 chayote, cut into big chunks
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 thumbsize ginger, cut into strips
2 tablespoons fish sauce
4 cups water
2 tablespoons cooking oil
Malunggay leaves or hot pepper leaves
Salt & pepper to taste


1. Heat oil in a pot. Saute garlic, onions and ginger.

2. Add chicken pieces and cook until lightly browned.

3. Add fish sauce and stir to incorporate.

4. Pour in water and bring to a boil. Continue cooking the chicken until done.

5. Add the chayote/green papaya and simmer until tender.

6. Salt and pepper to taste.

7. Add the malunggay leaves/hot pepper leaves. Cover and turn off heat.

8. Enjoy!