Chicken Tinola

Submitted by pinoychef on Fri, 06/01/2012 - 00:48


Average: 6.4 (164 votes)
Chicken Tinola
  • 1 chicken (1 kilo)
  • 3 potatoes, quartered or 2 cups quartered upo or sayote
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp. ginger strips
  • 2 tbsp. patis
  • 4-5 cups rice water
  • 1/2 cup young SILI leaves
  • Clean and cut chicken into small serving pieces.
  • Saute' garlic and ginger until brown.
  • Add onion.
  • When wilted, add chicken.
  • Stir for 3 minutes, pour in patis.
  • Cook for another 3 minutes, then, add 1 cup rice water.
  • Cover and let simmer.
  • When chicken is half done, add potatoes.
  • Pour in the remaining rice water.
  • Cover and simmer until chicken and potatoes are done.
  • Lastly, add sili leaves.
  • Let boil for 3 minutes.
  • Serve hot.

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