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Chicken Hamonado

This is a recipe for hamonadong manok or sweet chicken hamonado. 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken hamonado, chicken recipe, chicken stew, hamonadong manok, sweet chicken
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 3142kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1 can pineapple tidbits 20 oz.
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 5 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Combine chicken, pineapple juice from the pineapple tidbits can, and soy sauce in a bowl. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Arrange a colander over a large bowl. Pour the chicken mixture. Let the it stay for 10 minutes or until the marinade completely drips-off the chicken. Set the marinade aside.
  • Heat oil in a cooking pot. Pan-fry chicken for 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove from the pot. Set aside.
  • Using the remaining oil, saute onion and garlic until onion softens.
  • Add chicken pieces,. Pour marinade. Let boil. Cover and cook in low heat for 30 to 35 minutes. Note: add water as needed.
  • Add sugar and pineapple tidbits. Stir. Cover and continue to cook for 10 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 3142kcal | Carbohydrates: 140g | Protein: 179g | Fat: 207g | Saturated Fat: 44g | Cholesterol: 680mg | Sodium: 3897mg | Potassium: 2795mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 121g | Vitamin A: 1555IU | Vitamin C: 79.6mg | Calcium: 279mg | Iron: 11.8mg