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Tinanglarang Manok 2

Tinanglarang Manok

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 5 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Tinanglarang Manok is a Filipino chicken soup dish cooked with garlic, ginger, onions and loads of lemongrass giving it a vibrant fresh taste.


  • 1 kg free range chicken thighs and legs
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 1 bunch spinach leaves
  • 6 stalks lemongrass, trimmed, stalks pounded
  • 1 thumb sized ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 pcs lemon peel
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • oil
  • fish sauce or sea salt
  • ground black pepper


  1. In a pot heat oil and sauté garlic, onions and ginger. Cook until onions are soft.
  2. Add chicken and stir fry for 2 minutes in high heat browning all sides.
  3. Add chicken stock, lemongrass and lemon peel, bring to a boil and simmer for 45 minutes, if you are not using free range 25 minutes would be enough.
  4. Add spinach and lemon juice, cover and simmer for 1 more minute.
  5. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground pepper.