Top 20 Filipino Chicken Recipes

March 17, 2016
(Last Updated On: March 20, 2016)

Filipino Recipe Portals Top 20 Chicken Recipes

Chicken is the poultry that cannot be absent from the dinner table and Filipino chicken recipes are sought after and are handed down from generation to generation because of its authenticity and uniqueness.

Why should you opt to try out Filipino Chicken recipes? Aside from the flavorful aroma, it brings out the best in your chicken. Filipino herbs and spices such as paminta, laurel (bay leaf), siling labuyo and anise soak deep down in your chicken that its flavor supersedes that of any chicken recipe.

top 20 Filipino Chicken RecipesHere are the Top 15 Filipino Chicken Recipes:

1] Tinolang Manok is a pinoy chicken recipe where the chicken is brought to a boil with its broth. It is thrown with soft vegetables such as gabi, sayote¸ and carrots topped with ginger to seal the great flavor. This Filipino chicken recipe has exceeded great expectations by numerous people, foreigners included.

chicken tinola or tinolang manok recipeTinolang Manok Recipe


2] Adobong Manok is the typical pinoy recipe known throughout the islands. The main ingredient for adobo is soy sauce and garlic. Other parts of the Philippines opt to have adobo in a different style or a different twist. But still it remains to be the adobo that all the Filipinos love.

adobong manok recipeAdobong Manok Recipe

3] Filipino Chicken Sopas Recipe is a comfort food and perfect when on a nice cold rainy day or when you’re not feeling well . There are many variations in the recipe, different from every region in the Philippines but it usually contains chicken cut into cubes or chicken strips with chicken broth, onions, vegetables such as carrots, cabbage and celery, elbow macaroni noodles and evaporated milk to give it a richer creamy flavor.

chicken sopasFilipino Chicken Sopas Recipe


4] Sinampalukang Manok Recipe is like Sinigang but it is not a Sinigang variant because the main ingredients are sauteed first.   Sinigang soup is characterized by its sour and savoury taste and  is a very popular Filipino comfort food. In fact, in almost every province in the Philippines, there is a different version of sinigang mostly influenced by the availability of  the souring ingredients or pampaasim.

sinampalukang manok filipino recipeSinampalukang Manok Recipe


5] Pininyahang Manok with Gata Recipe uses coconut milk to give yummier taste then 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.

pininyahang manok pinoy recipePininyahang Manok with Gata Recipe

6] Litson Manok or Lechon Manok Recipe is a juicy whole chicken roasted or cooked on a rotisserie.  This Filipino dish is an all-time favorite for most Pinoy and is commonly served on birthdays and special holidays like Christmas or New year.

litson manok recipeLitson Manok or Lechon Manok Recipe


7] Chicken Asado Recipe is being served not only in many Filipino homes but even in neighborhood Karinderias and classy restaurants.  This recipe has a brilliant taste that effectively combines sweet, sour, and salty flavors. It’s also rich in potassium, sodium, carbohydrates and Vitamin C.

chicken asado recipe by Filipino Recipes PortalChicken Asado Recipe


8] In this Kalderetang Manok or Chicken Caldereta Recipe version of Kaldereta we used Chicken Legs, this is my favorite part of the chicken because I find it the most tastiest part. You can use other choice chicken parts or use the whole chicken.

Kalderetang Manok or Chicken Caldereta recipeKalderetang Manok or Chicken Caldereta Recipe


9] Chicken Curry Recipe Filipino style is a variation of the local Ginataang Manok where the chicken is cooked in coconut milk. The only difference is in Chicken Curry we have added the Curry powder plus the vegetable and other spices to increase the flavor.

chicken curry pinoy styleChicken Curry Recipe


10] Chicken Potato Salad Recipe is a yummy and luscious main dish or side dish that is perfect for any Filipino occasions – Fiestas, birthdays, Christmas and New Year. Much more to this, it can also be included in your picnic recipe during Family day. With its distinctive flavor and aroma of chicken and potato, it will bring delight for the whole family.

chicken potato salad recipeChicken Potato Salad Recipe


11] Chicken Salpicao Recipe is a delicious delicacy made of chicken with garlic,  olive oil, soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce for a flavorful taste.


12] Chicken Binakol Recipe is very popular in Batangas and they use native chicken for their Chicken binakol and was cooked in a bamboo tube to seal in the juices. In the Visayas Region their version of Chicken Binakol is to simmer the chicken with tanglad in the coconut shell itself.

chicken binakolChicken Binakol Recipe


13] Chicken Inasal Recipe is a grilled or barbecued chicken, this dish originated in Negros Occidental and very popular in Bacolod City.  In fact they have a place there called Manokan Country where all the restaurants sell Chicken Inasal.  Many restaurants in the Philippines are selling Chicken Inasal as their number one dish, the most popular are Mang Inasal and Bacolod Chicken Inasal.

bacolod chicken inasal pinoy recipeChicken Inasal Recipe


14] Chicken Sotanghon Soup Recipe is another variation of the famous and well-loved Filipino Chicken Noodle Soup which usually uses egg noodles, but in this recipe we are using sotanghon. Sotanghon is also known as cellophane noodles or Chinese vermicelli which is made from mung bean starch, this noodle is transparent unlike other noodles and sometimes it is called Glass noodles.

chicken sotanghon soup recipeChicken Sotanghon Soup Recipe


15] Filipino Fried Chicken Recipe is a deep fried chicken dish with a filipino touch and the preparation is fast and easy. In fact, mixing these ingredients will only take less than 10mins  and the seasonings were just poured directly on the pan with the chicken.

filipino fried chicken recipeFilipino Fried Chicken Recipe


16]  Chicken a la King Recipe is a sumptuous chicken dish perfect in an elegant Christmas dinner or any special occasion. This dish consists of diced chicken and mushrooms in creamy and flavorful sauce with lots of red or green bell pepper and vegetables which can be served over pasta, toasted bread or steamed rice.

chicken a la king recipeChicken a la King Recipe


17] Chicken Mami Noodle Soup Recipe is a popular comfort food in the Philippines; it is made of egg noodles, chicken broth, pieces of sliced chicken, cabbage, fried garlic and green onions. The preparation of the broth is the key to this dish all you need is a lot of chicken bones and you should use a freshly made egg noodles instead of the preserved or dried ones, you can buy this on wet markets.

chicken mami noodles soup recipeChicken Mami Noodle Soup Recipe


18] Chicken Afritada Recipe,  also known as Apritadang  Manok.  Afritada is one of those tomato sauce based stews that many Filipinos believed have been introduced in the Philippines by the Spaniards.  Chicken Afritada is so popular and loved by many Filipinos, that’s why most Karinderias in the Philippines sell this dish.

Chicken AfritadaChicken Afritada Recipe


19] Filipino Chicken Empanada Recipe is a favorite snack and party fare that you can serve hot or cold. I always thought making empanada was difficult but after baking Apple Pie, Empanada is a breeze.

chicken empanadaChicken Empanada Recipe


20] Max’s style Fried Chicken Recipe is  our attempt to replicate the delicious fried chicken of Max’s Restaurant.  We can honestly  say that this recipe is very near to the original Max Fried Chicken, the chicken skin is thin and crisp while the moist and tender chicken meat separates from the bone; surely “Sarap to the bones!”

max restaurant fried chickenMax’s style Fried Chicken Recipe

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    Jana Williams

    September 17, 2016 at 8:36 pm

    Thanks So Much for Sharing these Awesome Recipes, I Can’t Believe How Easy Some of Them are to Make! I Wish We Had More Filipino Restuarants Where I Live but We Don’t! Thanks Again for Sharing, Have a Blessed Day! – Jana

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    Kelvin7132 @lovecorner

    May 3, 2016 at 1:46 am

    oh my, 15 and 16 looks so delicious.

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