Tinolang Manok with Malunggay Recipe
This delicious Filipino soup called Chicken Tinola or Tinolang Manok combines chicken, green papaya, chili, and malunggay (moringga) in a savory broth. Try our version, you will love it!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 3 people
- 1 kilo Chicken legs choice cuts
- 1 small young papaya cut into small pieces.
- 2 tablespoons ginger crushed and sliced into strips
- 1/2 cup Malunggay leaves you can also use chili leaves
- 1 liter of water
- 3 siling haba (chili)
- 1 to 2 stalk lemongrass
- 5 garlic cloves minced
- 5 pieces of tomatoes small sized sliced ( optional )
- 1 red onion diced
- 4 tablespoons oil
- 2 tablespoons patis fish sauce
- 1 Chicken broth cube
In a casserole, heat oil and saute' garlic, onion, tomatoes and ginger.
When the tomatoes are cooked, fry chicken until slightly brown.
Add water and lemongrass.
Bring to a boil, then Add papaya.
Cover and simmer for about 20 minutes or until chicken is tender.
Add Siling Haba (chili) and chicken cube then, continue to simmer for an additional 5 minutes or until papaya softens but not overcooked.
Season with patis or salt.
Add Malunggay leaves then, simmer for additional 2 minutes then, turn off the heat.
Serve steaming hot with plain rice.
Serving: 2cups | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.8g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3.6g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1363mg | Potassium: 880mg | Fiber: 3.3g | Sugar: 3.9g | Vitamin A: 9950IU | Vitamin C: 106.4mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 3.6mg