Best Chicken Halang Halang Recipe
A Visayan dish which has a spicy flavor. It has a similar taste to tinola and ginataang manok, but this one uses lot's of spicy ingredients.
Servings 4 people
- 1 lb Chicken cut into serving pieces
- 1 cup Coconut Milk
- 1 pc Onion diced
- 3 cloves Garlic minced
- 1/2 thumb Ginger julienned
- 1/2 tsp Chili Flakes
- 2 pcs Lemongrass
- 1 pc Papaya small, sliced thinly
- 1/2 cup Malunggay Leaves
- 1 tbsp Fish Sauce
- 1 tbsp Cooking Oil
Heat the oil in a pot.
Saute the onion, garlic, and ginger until the onion softened.
Add the chicken pieces. Cook until light to medium brown. Turn the meat over to cook the other side.
Add-in the papaya and chili flakes then lower the heat. Cook for about 10 minutes while covered.
Put-in the lemongrass and fish sauce. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Then gradually pour in the coconut milk and bring to a light simmer for about 15 minutes.Note: Stir thoroughly to avoid curdling of the coconut milk.
Add the malunggay leaves and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
Remove from heat. Garnish with chili leaves before serving.
Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 405mg | Potassium: 326mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 67mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 3mg