Chicken Binakol Recipe

A popular Visayan soup dish that's deliciously light, sweet, and tasty.

Preparation Time

10 min.

Cooking Time

40 mins.

Serving Size


  • Main Dish
  • Chicken
  • Del Monte Tomato Sauce


  • 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (200g)
  • 500 g chicken, whole
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp garlic
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 2/3 cup potato
  • 3 stalk tanglad
  • 3/4 cup buko water
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 pc buko


1. Place DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce and all ingredients except buko meat in a casserole. Bring to a boil then simmer for 30 minutes. Add buko meat and cook for 5 minutes.

Lusog Notes

This Chicken Binakol local dish is a source of niacin that supports the nervous system and helps maintain normal structure of the skin.

Chef`s Tip

The best buko to use for this recipe is "mala-kanin" which has a firmer and meatier texture that can stand the simmering of the soup.