Lechon Manok Ilonggo Recipe

This popular Ilonggo dish is loved all over the nation. Try it at home.

Lechon Manok Ilonggo Recipe
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Preparation Time

30 mins.

Cooking Time

1 hr. and 58 mins.

Serving Size

8

Ingredients:

FOR THE MARINADE

  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp liquid seasoning
  • 1 cup clear soda
  • 1 Tbsp calamansi juice
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, black
  • reserved pineapple syrup

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp atsuete seeds
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch, dissolved in 1 Tbsp water

Preparation

1. In a bowl, mix the soy sauce, liquid seasoning, soda, calamansi juice, pepper, and reserved pineapple syrup.
2. Marinate the chicken for atleast 30 minutes.
3. Stuff the chicken with ginger, tanglad, bayleaf, and DEL MONTE Pineapple Chunks. Set aside.
4. Heat butter and atsuete for 1 minute or until color is extracted. Drain and discard seeds. Brush chicken with atsuete-butter mixture. Broil in turbo broiler or oven at 375F for 1 hour, turning and basting every 15 minutes. Reserve drippings collected from turbo pot. 
5. Combine drippings with reserved marinade. Simmer for 2 minutes. Add cornstarch. Simmer until thick. Serve as gravy for chicken. 

Lusog Notes

This recipe is a souce of vitamin A that helps maintain healthy vision and skin and niacin which helps keep the digestive and nervous systems healthy.

Chef's Tip

Lechon Manok is traditionally cooked over charcoal which gives an added smoky aroma to the dish. For a more convenient way to make Lechon manok or Ilongo inasal, use the same recipe and cook it using a turbo broiler or oven. The lemongrass or tanglad gives the aroma of Ilongo style Lechon manok.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Stuffing
  • Pounding
  • Marinating
  • Slicing
  • Dissolving

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Chopping Board
  • Colander
  • Wooden Spatula
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