Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Pesang Manok Recipe

Pesang Manok, Manok is the Tagalog word for 'chicken' and pesa is a Chinese-derived word referring to something that is plainly boiled. Pesa has long been associated with the mudfish dalag, but a chicken variation is also popular.

Preparations for Pesang Manok


1 2 to 3 pound chicken, cut into serving pieces
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 onion, cut into wedges
1 bunch chopped scallions
1 head bak choy (Chinese vegetable)
1 tablespoon peppercorns
2 medium-size potatoes
1/2 small green cabbage

Cooking Instructions:

Boil chicken in enough water to cover, with onion, potatoes, peppercorns and salt. When chicken is tender, add the cabbage, bak choy and scallions. Cook until vegetables are crisp-tender. Serve hot and enjoy.