Chicken Hamonado Recipe

Categories Main Dish
Preparation Time10 mins.
Cooking Time50 mins
Number of Servings 8


    • 2 tsp salt
    • 1 cup sugar, white
    • 1 Kg chicken, whole
    • 1 tsp prague powder/pink salt
    • 2 can DEL MONTE 100% Pineapple Juice with ACE (240ml)
    • 1 can DEL MONTE Sliced Pineapple (227g) drained, reserve syrup then sliced into half
    • 2 cup water
    • 2 pc star anise

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Bowls
    • Knife
    • Pan
    • Can Opener
    • Measuring Cups
    • Rubber Spatula
    • Chopping Board
    • Measuring Spoons
    • Tongs

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Boiling
    • Simmering
    • Slicing


1. Mix salt, sugar, and pink salt. Apply mixture inside and outside of chicken. Store in the chiller for 2-3 days. After 2-3 days, wash the chicken and pat dry.
2. In a pan, sear the chicken. When browned on all sides, add DEL MONTE 100% Pineapple Juice with ACE, water, reserved syrup, and star anise. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked. Remove the chicken and set aside.
3. Continue simmering the sauce until thick.
4. Arrange the chicken in a platter, pour the sauce over the chicken and garnish with the DEL MONTE Sliced Pineapple.


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