Pininyahang Manok is an easy-to-cook and very simple (also popular) Filipino chicken recipe. If you know how to cook chicken pastel, then you can surely cook this one. The main ingredients of this dish are chicken (of course), pineapple, milk (or coconut milk), bell pepper and carrots. Since there are so many variations of this dish, you can also add your own choice of ingredient (i.e. potatoes, hard-boiled quail eggs, etc. just for giggles). Ok, are you ready? Let’s get cookin’!

Pininyahang Manok Ingredients
1kl Chicken (cut into serving pieces)
1 cup pineapple chunks (430g can pineapple with light syrup) drained (reserve syrup)
1 carrot (cut into wedges)
2 small potatoes (cut into wedges)
1 green bell pepper
onion (minced)
6 cloves garlic (minced)
1 cup evaporated milk or coconut milk
2tbsp. fish sauce or patis to taste
1 tsp. ground black pepper