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Sarciadong Manok

Chicken stewed with tomato and green peas and seasoned with fish sauce for that delicious Umami taste.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken stew, kinamatisang manok, sarciado
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 639kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 4 pieces tomatoe ripe sliced
  • 2 ounces tomato paste optional
  • 3/4 cup green peas
  • 1 tablespoon parsley chopped
  • 5 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Fish sauce and ground black pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan. Saute onion, garlic, and tomato.
  • Once the onion and tomato soften, add chicken pieces. Continue to cook until the color turns light brown.
  • Add tomato paste and chicken broth. Let boil.
  • Put-in dried bay leaves and parsley. Cover and cook between low to medium heat for 35 to 40 minutes. Note: add more water or chicken broth if needed.
  • Add green peas and season with fish sauce and ground black pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve! Share and enjoy.


Calories: 639kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 170mg | Sodium: 704mg | Potassium: 784mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 905IU | Vitamin C: 30.7mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 3.8mg