Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok literally translates to pineapple chicken. This Recipe calls for chicken slices to be marinated in pineapple juice then stewed with pineapple chunks. Aside from pineapples, secondary ingredients such as carrots, bell pepper, and milk make-up the dish.

There are some variations of this dish and the obvious difference is the use of fresh/evaporated milk over coconut milk or vice versa. I would say that both variations will yield good results though I used fresh milk in this recipe because that is the style that I grew-up eating and it never ceases to give me that nostalgic feeling.

Try this Pininyahang Manok recipe.

Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok (Pineapple Chicken Recipe)

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 12 ounces pineapple chunks, canned
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup bell pepper, cut into thick strips
  • 1 medium sized carrot, wedged
  • 2 1/2 tbsp fish sauce (patis)
  • 1/2 cup fresh milk
  • 2 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 medium sized onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil

Watch this cooking video:

Cooking Procedure

  1. Marinate the chicken in pineapple juice/concentrate (derived from the can of pineapple chunks) for 20 to 30 minutes
  2. Pour the cooking oil in a cooking pot / casserole then apply heat
  3. Sauté the garlic, onion, and tomatoes
  4. Put-in the chicken and cook until color of the outer part turns light brown
  5. Add the pineapple juice/concentrate marinade and fresh milk then bring to a boil
  6. Add the pineapple chunks and simmer until the chicken is tender and half of the liquid evaporates (about 20 to 30 minutes).
  7. Put-in the carrots and simmer for 5 minutes
  8. Add the bell pepper and fish sauce then simmer for 3 minutes
  9. Remove from the cooking pot / casserole and transfer to a serving dish.
  10. Serve hot. Share and enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 6

  
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Comments

  1. hi gudam…i made a notebook for all the recipes hehhehehe

  2. Yum, I love cooking with pineapple. This is a must try for me. hanks for sharing. Great recipe for the upcoming holidays.

  3. hi kuya. lagi ako nagaabang for your new recipe. im always excited. and since i discovered your site, everyday gumagawa ako food from your recipes and i already have a compilation of them. hehe. its like therapeutic hobby to me. thank u and God bless u :)

  4. Ryan, para sakin salty na ang patis but if you want more then please feel free to add salt.

  5. Hi Kuya,
    Tnx 4 sharing ur knowledge about cooking.It helps me a lot to enhance more my knowledge about diffrent types of cooking foods.I here in Germany and i can still cooked my favorite putahe here..
    Tnx again and more power to you…

  6. hi kuya,
    try kong lutuin yang pininyahang manok mo its my favorite…. thanks for your sharing your knowledge…

  7. Did you use fresh milk or powdered? Sa experience ko in using frsh milk, may possibility na mamuo pero di masyadong compact yung pagkabuo. All I do is stir more para ma-dilute. If powdered milk ang gamit mo, there is a big possibility na hindi na dilute yung milk sa water mabuti kaya namuo.

    • if powdered milk ang gamit, i dillute muna sa room temp na water yung powdered milk, then kapag ihahalo na sa niluluto mo, don’t over cook the milk, just stir habang ibinubuhos mo, konting kulo lang turn off na ung stove, nagbubuo buo kasi kapag sobrang kulo..

  8. Lourdes says:

    I made this recipe for my family yesterday! They really loved it. Thanks for sharing this recipe.
    Is it from a certain region of the Philippines?

  9. elow po kuya..i was so happy when i found this site(ur site).looks yummy po toh.i’ll try to make this.im sure my hubby will gonna lyk it.thanks for sharing ur knowledge:)more power!

  10. thank you for this, now i know how to cook he2x! my friends like it! i will try the other simple recipe!

  11. thank you for this, now i know how to cook he2x! my baby like it! i will try the other simple recipe!

  12. Nag-youtube ako today tapos napunta ako sa video ng pininyahang manok. Tsinek ko yung fridge tapos sakto, may chicken pa. Ginaya ko yung video. Success!!

    Tnx talaga. andito ako sa UK kaya na-mimiss ko pinoy food. Nagustuhan talaga ng mga magulang ng fiance ko ang recipe na ito!!

  13. hi kuya… juz watched ur vid… ask q lang poh pede ba subsitute dun sa freshmilk moh ung coconut milk???

  14. Hi! Good day to you. I’ve been a subscriber of Panlasang Pinoy since last year and I haven’t tried your recipes until yesterday. I am a working mom here in KSA with a 1 1/2 year old baby girl so no matter how much i want to try all your recipes, i don’t have time and energy. We just came back from our vacation a week ago and i feel more relaxed so i try this one. And you know what, I am so satisfied….. Now i am more eager to try cooking something else…..maybe next friday i will try EGG FOO YOUNG….. Keep up the good works…and thank you soooo much.

  15. thanks for all the help.Is it okay to marinate the chicken overnight?because i already marinated the chicken and i decided to cook it tomorrow because its already late.i think it would be great to serve it freshly cooked.

  16. this is tonight’s dinner! thanks alot again :)

  17. simply-me says:

    hello! kuya,
    tnong ko lng po kung anong replacement ng patis?

  18. charles says:

    sir.. baguhan lang po.. how many kilos of chicken would be preferred kung 15 – 20 persons? same din sa ibang ingredients.. except for the bell pepper and carrots you indicated in your video.. thanks!!!

  19. Bernadette Palomares says:

    try salt

  20. hello! bago ko lang nadiscover ang site ng panlasang pinoy. i really enjoyed watching your videos. it helps me a lot. di ko na problema kung ano ang lulutuin ko everyday. Tnx a lot! sana maraming mga recipe pa.

  21. Sweetlyn says:

    how many serving it could serve with this quantity of ingredients?
    thanks

  22. Hi. I been away from the country for sometime now and cooking is my biggest weakness besides sa fact that someone is doing the cooking for us,our very loving manang. So i get used to pre-made food that can be heat up to microwave until i got a chef boyfriend. I was so scared and nervous when he asked me to do cooking for him. Since i got no idea what to do i search on the internet and i found your website all my attention was caught because you make it looks easy and it was easy. You feature almost all my favorite food. I carefully followed your recipe and it turns out to be perfect. Weekly i cook different Filipino food for him and he told me that i am much better chef than him and from that moment on my bf became a fan of Filipino food. I love your recipes. Thank you and God bless. I hope you can publish more recipe about desserts and sweet kakanin i miss those food.

  23. Sharon Espinosa says:

    Panlasang Pinoy never failed me… It always come in handy whenever I need a resource to double-check my recipe!

    • Same here,sinubukan ko din yung Sinanglay na tilapia at nagustuhan ng mga kasama ko sa bahay. i will try Pininyahang Manok for dinner sigurado madami na naman makakain si missis.. :)

  24. Thanks for sharing this recipe.,,I asked my mother to buy the ingredients because I’m so excited to try this one.,,BRAVO!! ^_^

  25. jobelle says:

    Hi.. thank you so much for making this website.. I’m here in Australia just recently migrated from Philippines. And my mom in law here has an Asian restaurant they cook and selling Filipino food. And I’m helping them and they are really impressed when I cooked this recipe. I’ve learned a lot in this website and I’m very thankful. More power to you. And God bless you always.

  26. instead of fresh milk i used full cream milk

  27. It was only this Monday, San Pablo City Fiesta that i tried cooking this Pininyahang Manok to be served to our guests. Well. . . i’ve got compliments and they said…it’s good. I replied by saying Thanks to Panlasang Pinoy. Your recipes are simple and easy to cook. Thank you so much!

  28. Thank you!you made the impossible (cooking) possible!my husband and parents love this dish!

  29. m velasco says:

    i’ve tried this recipe and everybody in my family loved it! thank you so much for sharing!

  30. PalaboyNgDoha says:

    thanks to panlasangpinoy.com i learned a new recipe.. very easy lang pala ang pagcook ng pininyahang manok. more power to panlasangpinoy.com ^_^