Super Easy And Yummy Chicken Hamonado Recipe

Chicken hamonado is a yummy and easy to cook Filipino dish. You can serve it as a main dish for lunch or dinner. This dish is prepared by cooking chicken and pineapple slices in soy sauce and pineapple juice. For best results, it is recommended to marinate the chicken overnight.


• 1-kilo chicken thighs
• 1 cup pineapple juice
• 2 tbsp soy sauce
• 1/4 cup light brown sugar
• 1 tsp salt
• ground black pepper to taste
• 2 onions (chopped)
• 6 garlic cloves (chopped)
• some pineapple chunks or slices
• 1/4 cup pineapple syrup

• some cherries (optional for toppings)


Place one-kilo chicken thighs in a large bowl or any container.
Pour one cup of pineapple juice into the container.
Add 2 tbsp of soy sauce, 1/4 cup light brown sugar, 1 tsp salt, and ground black pepper to taste.
Mix well to coat the chicken thighs.
Marinate overnight.
Do not throw away the marinade for later use.

Set a large frying pan or wok over low to medium heat.
Add some oil and warm it up.
Pan-fry the marinated chicken thighs until light brown on both sides.
Remove from the frying pan.
Transfer to a plate and set aside.

In the same pan, remove excess oil.
Saute chopped onions over high heat until soft.
Add chopped garlic cloves.
Saute for 10 seconds.
Add the pan-fried chicken thighs from earlier.
Stir for 10 seconds.
Add the marinade into the pan.
Mix well.
Reduce to low heat and cover the lid.
Let it cook for five minutes or until the sauce is thick.
Remove the cover and stir the mixture.
You can opt to add pineapple chunks or slices and pineapple syrup.
Continue to cook until pineapple slices are tender and sauce reduces.
Stir once again to avoid burning.
Remove from the pan and transfer to a plate.
Serve with rice and enjoy!

Super Easy And Yummy Chicken Hamonado Recipe
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