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chicken asado recipe

Chicken Asado Recipe

Chicken Asado is one of the oldest authentic Filipino stew dishes in the Philippines, it is mainly sour and has a very distinct chicken flavor because of the spices added in it.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: asadong manok, chicken asado, chicken recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 429kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 500 g chicken
  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 1 ½ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • pcs dried bay leaves
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup cooking oil
  • salt & pepper


  • Mix the chicken with salt and pepper and set aside for 30 minutes.
  • Pan fry the chicken until light brown.
  • Melt the butter in a wok pr new pan.
  • Add in the onion, bay leaves, tomato sauce, soy sauce and lemon juice.
  • Drop the pan fried chicken and mix well to coat them.
  • Simmer for 2 -3 minutes add some water if desired.
  • Add the potatoes and simmer for another 5 - 7 minutes.
  • Serve.


Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 767mg | Potassium: 915mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 558IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 6mg