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Kalderetang Manok

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 15 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Yield: 5 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Kalderetang Manok is a Filipino dish consisting of tender chicken cooked in a flavourful sauce made from a blend of tomato sauce, onions, garlic, and various spices.


Units Scale



  • 1 kg chicken legs and thighs, cubed
  • 2 medium carrots, cubed
  • 2 pcs medium potatoes, cubed
  • 1 large green capsicum, sliced
  • 1 large can tomato puree
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp liver spread, liver pate or beef liver puree
  • 4 pcs red birds eye chillies, sliced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 3 pcs bay leaves
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • grated processed cheese, to serve
  • black pepper
  • salt
  • oil


  1. In a bowl combine all marinade ingredients, place in a heavy Ziplock bag then add the chicken. Let it marinate for an hour.
  2. On a pot, heat oil and sauté garlic until crispy golden brown. Remove from pot then set it aside.
  3. Place onions on the pot and sauté until soft.
  4. Add chicken and brown on all sides.
  5. Add chicken stock and bay leaves, bring to a boil.
  6. Add the tomato puree and carrots then simmer for 30 minutes in very low heat or until meat is tender, add water if needed.
  7. Add liver spread and potatoes then continue to simmer for 15 more minutes.
  8. Add tomato paste, bird’s eye chillies and capsicum then simmer for additional 15 minutes.
  9. Season with freshly ground pepper and salt. Top with the fried garlic and grated cheese then serve