Filipino Chicken Recipe

filipino chicken recipe
filipino chicken recipe
filipino chicken recipe

My name is Elena and I am a Chef Master with years of experience in the culinary arts. I have a passion for sharing my knowledge and expertise with others, and that's why I want to share with you my favorite Filipino Chicken Recipe. This dish is not only delicious, but it's also easy to make and perfect for any occasion. I hope you enjoy it!

Recipes Information

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Recipe Category: Main Dish
  • Recipe Cuisine: Filipino
  • Aggregate Rating: 4.5 stars


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. In a bowl, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, onion, garlic, black pepper, and bay leaf. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the chicken to the marinade and mix well. Marinate for at least 30 minutes, or overnight for best results.
  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side, or until browned.
  4. Pour the marinade over the chicken and add the water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  5. Remove the bay leaf and serve hot with steamed rice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrient Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
Protein 25g
Fat 18g
Carbohydrates 20g
Sodium 1800mg
Sugar 10g


  • Q: Can I use chicken breast instead of a whole chicken?
  • A: Yes, you can use chicken breast instead. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  • Q: Can I use white sugar instead of brown sugar?
  • A: Yes, you can use white sugar, but brown sugar adds a deeper flavor.
  • Q: Can I use a slow cooker for this recipe?
  • A: Yes, you can use a slow cooker. Just follow the same instructions, but cook on low for 6-8 hours.


1. For best results, marinate the chicken overnight.

2. Use a non-stick skillet to prevent the chicken from sticking.

3. Garnish with chopped green onions for added flavor and color.

Enjoy this delicious Filipino Chicken Recipe! It's perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion. Don't be afraid to experiment and make it your own by adding your favorite spices and ingredients. Happy cooking!

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