How To Cook The Best Chicken Bicol Express

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Best Chicken Bicol Express Recipe

Turn your regular Pork Bicol Express into something new by using chicken instead of pork. Same sauce. but has a different meat flavor.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Chicken Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 624kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 1 kg Chicken Breast cut into bite-sized
  • 4 cloves Garlic crushed and minced
  • 1 pc Red Onion cut into small cubes
  • 1 1/2 thumb Ginger thinly sliced
  • 2 pcs Green Chilies cut into thin rounds
  • 5 pcs Cayenne Pepper chopped
  • 1 tbsp Shrimp Paste cooked
  • 2 cups Coconut Milk
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper


  • Heat oil in a pan, saute garlic until golden brown.
  • Then, add the ginger. Mix, then put the chicken breast and cayenne pepper. Continue mixing for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, pour in coconut milk, stir continuously to avoid the coconut milk from forming.
  • Now, pour in the chicken broth and green chilies. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, transfer into a serving bowl.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


Calories: 624kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 203mg | Sodium: 547mg | Potassium: 1234mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 5mg
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