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Nilagang Manok na Puti na may Asparagus

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


Nilagang Manok na Puti na may Asparagus is a Filipino soup dish made with chicken and vegetables like potato, carrots, cabbage, and asparagus.



Units Scale
  • 1 1/2 kg chicken legs and thighs
  • 2 large potatoes, quartered
  • 1 large carrot, sliced
  • 1/2 small Chinese cabbage, sliced
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • 6 cups rice wash water
  • 1 large white onion, sliced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • fish sauce
  • 2 tsp whole peppercorns
  • oil


  1. In a pot add oil then brown chicken pieces on all sides. Remove chicken from pot then set it aside.
  2. Using the same pot add more oil if needed then sauté garlic and onions. Once onions are soft add the chicken back then pour the rice wash water, bring to a boil then simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Add the potatoes and cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Add Chinese cabbage and asparagus then simmer for 5 more minutes.
  5. Season with fish sauce then serve.