Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Rellenong Manok Recipe

Rellenong Manok or Stuffed deboned chicken, an all-time Filipino favorite. Probably the best way to display one’s culinary skills is by being able to debone a chicken without breaking its skin. Rellenong Manok is another Filipino party dish, always present on the tables come family-and-friends-festivity time. Anything that is "relleno"-ed is stuffed, so this is a deboned whole chicken stuffed with a sweet and savory pork filling.

Preparations for Rellenong Manok


1 whole dressed chicken deboned
1/4 cup soy sauce
1-2 tbsp. lemon juice

Chicken Stuffing:

1/2 kilo ground pork
2 stalks green onion finely chopped
1 small onion chopped
1 egg beaten
1 small carrot finely chopped
1/4 cup cooked green peas
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup grated cheese
3 hard boiled eggs
2 tbsp. soy sauce
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup pickle relish
a dash of salt and pepper

Cooking Instructions:

Marinate chicken in calamansi juice, soy sauce and sugar. In a bowl, mix all stuffing ingredients well. Stuff the chicken in all parts. Sew the cavity opening and truss the chicken. Wrap chicken in aluminium foil.
Heat oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit and bake breast-up for an hour or until chicken is cooked. Open the foil an rub chicken with butter and put back in oven until golden brown.