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Pininyahang Manok 3

Pininyahang Manok

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Pininyahang Manok (Tagalog), Gang Ped Gai Sapparot (Thai), or Chicken with Pineapple is a dish made out of chicken that is marinated in pineapple juice then cooked together with pineapple and other vegetables such as capsicum, carrots and onions.


  • 1 kg chicken legs and/or thighs
  • 2 pcs red capsicum, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 thumb sized ginger, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 cup water
  • oil
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Marinate chicken pieces in 1/2 cup pineapple juice, salt and black pepper for at least 12 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from marinate then pat each chicken pieces dry.
  3. In a wok add oil and evenly brown chicken pieces, remove from wok then set aside
  4. Sauté ginger, garlic and onions, then add the chicken pieces. Stir fry for a minute then pour in the chicken stock, coconut milk and remaining pineapple. Bring to a boil then simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Add the cornstarch mixture, pineapples and capsicum then simmer for 5 more minutes. Season with fish sauce and pepper.


You can replace coconut milk with equal amount of evaporated milk