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Ginataang Manok and Kalabasa

This is a recipe for Chicken and Butternut Squash in coconut Milk.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: ginataan, ginataan recipe, ginataang manok
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 540kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 2 1/2 cups kalabasa (squash) cubed
  • 1 pack Knorr Ginataang Gulay Recipe Mix 40g
  • 3/4 cups malunggay leaves
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Once the oil gets hot, pan fry the chicken for 2 minutes per side. Remove from the pot. Set aside.
  • Saute onion and garlic using remaining oil until the onion softens.Put the chicken back into the pot.
  • Make the gata mixture by combining Knorr Ginataang Gulay Mix and water. Stir until the powder completely dilutes. Pour the gata into the pot. Let boil. Cover and for 25 minutes using low to medium heat. Note: add more water if needed.
  • Add kalabasa. Cover and cook for 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Add malunggay leaves. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Tranfer to a serving bowl. Serve. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 540kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 722mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 7695IU | Vitamin C: 98.1mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 2.5mg