Chicken Tinola

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Chicken Tinola is a popular Filipino dish that is known for its comforting taste and health benefits. It is a soup made with chicken, ginger, garlic, and green papaya cooked in a flavorful broth. This dish is perfect for cold days and can be enjoyed any time of the day. In this recipe, we will show you how to make Chicken Tinola.

Ingredients by Serving Size:

Use the chart below to figure out exactly how much of each ingredient you really need. For example if you are cooking for a family of four, the ingredient portion sizes to look at are under column number 4.

IngredientsNo. of Servings
Chicken thighs or breasts (lbs)
Green papaya (lbs)1111.
Ginger (oz)
Garlic (cloves)2223344455
Onion (medium-sized)1111.
Cooking oil (tbsp)1111.
Fish sauce (tbsp)
Water (cups)2222.52.5333.53.54
Spinach leaves (cups)

Prepare the ingredients

  1. Wash the chicken thoroughly and cut into serving pieces. Set aside.
  2. Peel the green papaya and remove the seeds. Cut into wedges or cubes. Set aside.
  3. Peel and slice the ginger into thin strips. Mince the garlic. Dice the onion. Set aside.
  4. Wash the spinach leaves and set aside.

Cooking procedure:

  1. Heat the oil in a pot and sauté the garlic, ginger, and onions until aromatic.
  2. Add the chicken and cook until browned on all sides.
  3. Add the fish sauce and stir.
  4. Add the water and bring to a boil. Skim off any impurities that float to the surface.
  5. Add the papaya and simmer until tender.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Turn off the heat and add the spinach. Stir until the spinach is wilted.
  8. Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot with rice.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Note: The cooking time may vary depending on the size of the pork cubes and the desired tenderness of the meat. Additionally, some variations of Pork Adobo may include additional ingredients such as sugar or coconut milk.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1/4th of recipe (approximately 402g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 515 kcal
Calories from Fat 247 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.4 g 42%
Saturated Fat 18.7 g 94%
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 96.3 mg 32%
Sodium 652.5 mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 38.6 g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g 16%
Sugar 20.4 g
Protein 34.3 g 69%
Vitamin D 0.6 mcg 3%
Calcium 96.4 mg 10%
Iron 3.9 mg 22%
Potassium 1079.9 mg 23%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Note: Nutrition information may vary based on the specific ingredients and measurements used. This information is provided as an estimate only and should not be construed as medical advice or a substitute for professional nutrition advice.