Chicken Binakol Recipe

A popular Visayan soup dish that's deliciously light, sweet, and tasty.

Categories Main Dish, Chicken, Del Monte Tomato Sauce
Preparation Time10 min.
Cooking Time40 mins.
Number of Servings 5


    • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (200g)
    • 500 g chicken, whole, cut into serving portions
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp garlic, crushed
    • 1/4 cup onion, sliced
    • 2/3 cup potato, cut into chunks
    • 3 stalk tanglad, pounded
    • 3/4 cup buko water
    • 3/4 tsp salt
    • 1 pc buko, cut into 2x1-inch strips

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1. Place DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce and all ingredients except buko meat in a casserole. Bring to a boil then simmer for 30 minutes. Add buko meat and cook for 5 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This Chicken Binakol local dish is a source of niacin that supports the nervous system and helps maintain normal structure of the skin.

Chef's Tip

The best buko to use for this recipe is "mala-kanin" which has a firmer and meatier texture that can stand the simmering of the soup.


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