Certified Wife Cooked: Pininyahan Manok


Aside from Sinigang na Hipon, one of my hubby’s favorite tasty dish is Pininyahang Manok. He requested me to cook this meal for our baon today. Hhhhmm.. mukhang napapadalas ang request ng asawa ko ha.. Haha.. This is the first time I prepared this meal, so I search, study and printed the procedures and here it goes.


1 kilo chicken, cut into cubes
2 red bell pepper, cut into cubes
1 can of pineapple chunks
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
3 tablespoon cooking oil
½ piece of cheese (optional)
1 can of evaporated milk
2 medium carrots cut into cubes
2 medium potatoes cut into cubes
5 pieces classic hotdog


  •          Sprinkle chicken meat with salt and pepper. Marinate in pineapple juice for at least 30 minutes.  
  •          Drain, set aside the marinade.
  •          In a pan, heat cooking oil and fry carrots and potatoes until light brown. Drain and set aside.

  •         In the same pan, sauté onion, garlic until fragrant.

  •          Add chicken meat, continue sautéing until the outer part turns golden brown.

  •         Add soy sauce and stir.
  •         Add marinade and simmer for 15 minutes or until chicken is almost tender.
  •         Add pineapple chunks, soy sauce, sugar, simmer for another 5 minutes.
  •         Add hotdogs  cheese, carrots, potatoes and bell pepper, simmer until vegetables are tender. 
  •         Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

  •        Add the evaporated milk, simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, while stirring.

  •         Add seasoning according to taste.
  •         Serve with hot rice. Share and Enjoy!

Pininyahang Manok ala Rackell

I really love the sweet taste combination of pineapple with cheese in this recipe. It adds a different flavor to the chicken. Well, according to him, masarap and malasa sya, tamang tama sa timpla.. Same feedback I received from my officemates. Haha. Gumagaling na ko sa pagluluto.. Haha.