WATCH: How to Make Pinatisang Manok

This savory take on chicken is bound to be a family favorite.


Pinatisang Manok is a simple Filipino chicken dish made by marinating chicken in a delicious mix of ginger, patis (fish sauce), and peppercorns. It is a simple marinade that coats the chicken with delicious savory flavors. It’s a delicious meal in minutes! 


Pinatisang Manok Recipe


Prep time 5 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes


6 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup ginger, sliced
1 small white onion, sliced
2 bay leaves
1 tablespoon peppercorns
3 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
1 kilo chicken thighs
1/4 cup oil
cilantro leaves, for garnish (optional)

1 Make the marinade: combine the onion, ginger, garlic, fish sauce, peppercorns, and bay leaves in a bowl. Add the marinade to the chicken thighs.


2 In a heavy frying pan, heat the pork oil over high heat. Sauté the chicken thigh, 4 minutes per side.


3 Add the marinade and reduce completely over medium heat.


4 Serve warm and garnish with cilantro leaves.





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