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Bopis na Manok

This is a recipe for bopis na manok. It is a dish composed of chopped chicken innards.
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time52 mins
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. chicken gizzard cleaned
  • 1 lb. chicken heart cleaned
  • 2 medium carrots minced
  • 1 large daikon radish shredded
  • 3 medium red onion minced
  • 1 small red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup annatto seeds
  • 1 medium ripe tomato chopped
  • 5 pieces Thai chili chopped
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 2 thumbs ginger minced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons patis
  • 5 cloves garlic chopped
  • 5 pieces did bay leaves
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Additional water for boiling


  • Heat 6 cup water on a pressure cooker. Add chicken gizzard. cover and pressure cook for 15 minutes. Note: Start the timer once the pressure regulator moves. You can also boil in a regular pot for 45 minutes.
  • Remove the gizzard from the pressure cooker. Drain the water. Chop into small pieces and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, boil 6 cups water on a regular pot. Add chicken heart. Boil for 15 minutes. Remove from the pot and chop into small pieces.
  • Make annatto oil by heating oil in a saucepan. Add annatto seeds. Cook in low heat until the oil turns red.
  • Heat a cooking pot and pour annatto oil. Note: use a kitchen strainer to filter the seeds.
  • Saute onion, garlic, ginger, and tomato.
  • Add the chopped chicken gizzard. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken heart. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add chili pepper and bay leaves.
  • Pour soy sauce into the pot. Stir.
  • Pour water. Let boil. Cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add vinegar. Let the mixture re-boil. Stir and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add carrots, daikon radish, and red bell pepper. Stir. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Season with fish sauce and ground black pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.


Serving: 5g