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Pininyahang Manok sa Gata
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Pininyahang Manok sa Gata

Chicken with pineapple, carrots, and bell pepper stewed in coconut milk.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken with pineapple, ginataang manok, pineapple chicken, pininyahan
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 1428kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 14 oz. can pineapple chunks
  • 1 piece red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 piece green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 pieces carrots sliced diagonally
  • 1 piece onion diced
  • 1 piece tomato diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Marinate the chicken in the pineapple juice from the canned pineapple chunks for 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a pan.
  • Saute the onion, tomato, and garlic.
  • Add the ground black pepper. Stir.
  • Add the chicken pieces one-by-one. Cook until the color turns light brown. Flip the chicken to cook the other side.
  • Pour the pineapple juice marinade on the pan. Let boil.
  • Add the coconut milk. Stir. Cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
  • Add the fish sauce and pineapple chunks. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Put-in the carrots. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Add the bell peppers. Stir and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g | Calories: 1428kcal | Carbohydrates: 317g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Sodium: 562mg | Potassium: 2828mg | Fiber: 28g | Sugar: 287g | Vitamin A: 2372IU | Vitamin C: 255mg | Calcium: 342mg | Iron: 8mg