Pininyahang Manok with Gata Recipe

June 7, 2013
(Last Updated On: July 8, 2016)

Try this yummy Pininyahang Manok with Gata

Most Filipinos love the creamy sauce from Pininyahang Manok with Gata. Instead of using evaporated milk, the coconut milk is used because of its yummier taste. Moreover, pineapples are added that gives a new blast of flavor to the course in combination with the other ingredients. With this, the meal is assured to be healthy and nutritious. Eventually, this can be one of the favorites of the family that can be served in any day.

To make the Pininyahang Manok Recipe yummier and tasty, the method of cooking is the secret. Anyone can make his own version by adding additional ingredients like chicken liver or anything that could please the taste buds.

Pineapple is an excellent source of fiber, which aids in digestion.

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Pininyahang Manok with Gata Ingredients:

  • 400 grams Chicken Leg
  • 375 grams Chicken Thigh, cut into serving portions
  • 2 pouches (115 grams each) Pineapple Tidbits, drained then reserve syrup
  • 2 tbsp    Ginger, cut into strips
  • 6 cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 1 large  Red Onion, sliced
  • 1 to 2 tbsp Patis (fish sauce)
  • 1/2 tsp    Peppercorn
  • 1 pc Red Bell Peppermedium sized, cut into cubes
  • 1 can (400ml) coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp Canola oil

Pininyahang Manok with Gata Cooking Instructions:

  • Sauté ginger, garlic and onion in 1 tablespoon oil for 2 minutes.
  • Add patis and chicken, Sauté for 10 minutes or until the chicken is slightly brown.
  • Add peppercorn and pineapple syrup. Cover and Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add bell pepper, coconut milk and Pineapple Tidbits.
  • Simmer uncovered  for 3-5 minutes, stirring continuously to avoid the coconut milk to curdle.
  • serve with hot steamed rice.

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Enjoy this delicately flavored Pininyahang Manok with Gata

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    Rose from Davao and Berlin Germany

    October 27, 2017 at 4:25 pm

    Great job po pinoyrecipe team!!!! 😀😍 I have learned a lot from you! 😍

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    jon salandanan

    July 8, 2017 at 7:25 am

    im cooking it right now..yummy!!

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    Sara B.

    December 8, 2015 at 7:51 pm

    Oh My Gosh!Pininyahang Manok with Gata has always been one of my fvaroites. When I was in the U.S. Navy they used to cook it onboard ship and it was the BEST!!!When I lived in California near Daly City, there were many Filipinos and Filipino restaurants where I could get it, but NOT in Florida!I miss it!Thanks for sharing!~ Sara B.

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    Maria Carla Perez

    September 8, 2014 at 2:14 am

    This is one of my favorite Pinoy Dish! Thanks for the recipe!

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    luz limqueco

    November 29, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    Im so thankful for this site..very helpful and informative….
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    Christina A.

    September 2, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    Looks yummy! Bookmarking!

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    Deborah D

    August 6, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    Looks delicious. I am making this.

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    July 21, 2013 at 7:34 pm

    One of my favorite Filipino recipes.

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    Lisa B.

    June 14, 2013 at 11:20 am

    That looks so good! I wish I was a better cook; I might have to try this anyway!

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    Bella Vida Letty

    June 12, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    Wow this looks so delicious.

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    Jerri Davis

    June 8, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    This recipe looks very good I love pineapple with chicken. Thank you, Jerri Davis

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