Pine Chicken Tinola Recipe

Chicken soup for the Filipino soul sounds about right.

Categories Main Dish, Chicken, Del Monte Pineapple & Pinoy Dishes
Preparation Time15 min
Cooking Time38 mins
Number of Servings 6


    • 1 kg chicken, whole, cut up
    • 2 Tbsp garlic, crushed
    • 1/2 cup onion, sliced
    • 2 1/2 Tbsp ginger, cut into strips
    • 3 Tbsp patis
    • 2 1/2 cup water
    • 2 cup papaya, green, sliced
    • 1 cup sili leaves

Cooking Tools Needed

    • Chopping Board
    • Pot
    • Wooden Spatula

Cooking Skills Needed

    • Boiling
    • Slicing


1. Boil chicken, garlic, onion, ginger, and patis with the reserved pineapple syrup and water, and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
2. Add papaya, cover and simmer for another 10 minutes or until papaya is tender. Add DEL MONTE Pineapple Tidbits and sili leaves. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This interesting twist to the popular Pine Chicken Tinola dish is high in iron needed for making red blood cells that carry oxygen around the body and in vitamin A that helps keep normal vision and healthy skin.

Chef's Tip

Choose the breast part of the chicken to have a lighter and less greasy broth.


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