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Pinatuyong Adobong Manok (Dried Chicken Adobo)

Pinatuyo in English means "to dry." This dish literally means dried chicken adobo. I learned that in some areas in the Visayas, this is how they cook their adobo. 
This is different from the two adobo recipes I featured before - chicken adobo with pigeon peas and chicken adobo with lemon grass. In this recipe, you cook the adobo until the liquid mixture dries up. This can also be done for pork and squid. I will feature these recipes soon.
Ingredients
500 gms chicken, cut into serving pieces (retain the skin of the chicken)5 cloves garlic, minced1/2 cup soy sauce1/3 cup vinegar1/2 cup watersalt and pepper  Preparation
1. In a pot, combine all the ingredients and cook over low to medium heat.
2. Cook until the liquid mixture dries up. 
3. Serve.

Sinigang na Manok (Chicken Sinigang)

Sinigang is an authentic Filipino dish. The basic ingredient of sinigang can either be chicken, pork, fish, beef or shrimp with a lot of vegetables. The 'souring ingredients' often used are either tamarind, calamansi, kamias or guava. Although, fresh tamarind or tamarind mix is the most popular 'souring ingredient.'

For this recipe, I used chicken, tamarind mix and vegetables such as radish, stringbeans (sitaw), kangkong and finger chilies (siling haba). Other vegetables such as okra, eggplant and pechay can also be added. Enjoy!
Ingredients
500 gms chicken, cut into serving pieces4 cloves garlic, crushed1 medium onion, sliced2 tomatoes, quartered1 tamarind soup mix1 bunch stringbeans1 large radish, sliced diagonally1 bunch kangkong2 finger chilies (siling haba)5 cups water2 tsp vegetable oilsalt/fish sauce
Preparation
1. In a pot, heat oil over medium heat and saute garlic, onion
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Chicken and Malunggay Soup

Chicken and malunggay soup is a simple soup dish. It is similar in taste to our chicken tinola except malunggay leaves are added instead of papaya and chili leaves. Some recipes of this dish include lemon grass and banana blossom. Since I wanted to keep it simple, I just added ginger and malunggay leaves.

For those who are not aware, malunggay leaves are rich in beta-carotene and vitamin C. Aside from these, it is also a good source of protein, potassium and iron. Since I am inspired by the health benefits of malunggay leaves, I will try to cook guinataang malunggay next time.

Ingredients
500 gms chicken, cut into serving pieces4 cloves garlic, crushed1 onion, sliced1 thumb size ginger, sliced2 cups malunggay leavessalt/fish sauce4 cups water 2 tbsp cooking oil Preparation

1. In a pot, heat oil and saute garlic, onion and ginger.

2. Add the chicken pieces and cook until lightly browned.

3. Pour 4 cups water and simmer for 45 minutes. Season with salt/fish sauce.

4. Add the malunggay l…