Nilagang Manok Boiled Chicken
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Nilagang Manok Recipe

Boiled chicken soup with potato, banana, and bok choy.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 446kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken sliced into serving pieces
  • 3 pieces Saba banana sliced
  • 2 pieces potato cubed
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 bunches bok choy base removed
  • 1 piece onion wedged
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorn


  • Boil water in a pot.
  • Add onion and whole peppercorn. Pour-in chicken broth. Cover and let boil.
  • Gently add chicken pieces. Boil in medium heat for 30 minutes.
  • Add banana and potato. Cover and continue to boil for 12 minutes.
  • Season with fish sauce.
  • Add bok choy. Cover the pot and let the residual heat cook it for around 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve with white rice. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 1899mg | Potassium: 1568mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 19004IU | Vitamin C: 202mg | Calcium: 493mg | Iron: 5mg