Pandan Chicken sa Gata Recipe

The classic combination of aromatic pandan and creamy gata will make this an instant family fave!

Preparation Time

10 min.

Cooking Time

30 mins.

Serving Size



  • Main Dish
  • Chicken
  • Del Monte Quick 'n Easy


  • 750 g chicken, thigh and leg
  • 1 Tbsp garlic
  • 1 Tbsp patis
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 24 pc pandan leaves

  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 pack DEL MONTE Quick 'n Easy Gata Mix (40g)
  • 2 Tbsp siling haba


1. Rub chicken pieces with garlic, patis and ginger. Wrap pieces in pandan leaves. Secure with toothpick if necessary. Fry until the pandan starts to brown and gets crispy.
2. Combine chicken and dissolved DEL MONTE Quick 'n Easy Gata Mix. Add sili. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve.

Lusog Notes

This Pandan Chicken Sa Gata recipe is high in protein which is needed for growth, maintenance, and repair of body tissues.

Chef`s Tip

Wrapping the chicken in pandan gives a subtle flavor and aroma to the dish and also keeps the chicken moist during cooking.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Wrapping
  • Mixing
  • Rubbing

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Toothpick