Chicken Tinola


Cooking Information:

  • Estimated Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 kilo whole chicken, cut into pieces.
  • 1 small young papaya or sayote, cut into small pieces.
  • 2 tablespoons ginger, crushed and sliced into strips
  • 1/2 cup dahon ng sili (chili leaves)
  • 1 liter of water
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons patis (fish sauce)


  • In a stock pot, heat oil and saut√© garlic, onion and ginger.
  • Add water and the chicken.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for about 20 minutes or until chicken is almost done.
  • Season with patis (fish sauce)
  • Add papaya and simmer for additional 5 minutes or until the papaya is softens but not overcooked.
  • Add chili leaves then turn off the heat.
  • Serve steaming hot with plain rice.
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