Date posted: 29/04/2022

Filipino grilled chicken inihaw na manok

Grilled chicken thigh skewers marinated with sweet and sticky Filipino flavours

  • Serves 10
  • Timing: 30 mins
Votes: 1 Average: 5


Unsalted packet butter 30g
Garlic 10g
Pineapple 1 piece
Flying goose sriracha hot chilli sauce 60ml
Tomato ketchup 150ml
Red wine vinegar 30ml
Tamari soy sauce 120ml
Sea salt 1g
Whole black peppercorn 1g
Knorr professional ginger puree 8g
Pure olive oil 60ml
Dark soft brown sugar 60g
Toasted sesame oil 30ml
Chicken thigh (boneless & skinless) 20 thighs
Lemongrass 80g
(Ensaladang talong salad) Aubergine (black) 5 pieces
(Ensaladang talong salad) Green chillies 30g
(Ensaladang talong salad) red onion 180g
(Ensaladang talong salad) cherry tomato on the vine 500g
(Ensaladang talong salad) red wine vinegar 30ml
(Ensaladang talong salad) olive oil 30ml


  1. Heat the butter in a large saucepan and then add the garlic. Cook out for 2-3 minutes then remove from the heat and cool slightly.
  2. Peel and puree the pineapple and add this to the butter mix. Add all other ingredients apart from the chicken and lemongrass.
  3. Heat the marinade until all ingredients are combined, and then chill until it is required.
  4. Skewer the chicken thighs with the lemongrass, and brush the chicken with the marinade.
  5. Chargrill the chicken skewers. Keep basting with the marinade until it’s cooked through.
  6. Finally, serve up the skewers with a side of our Ensaladang Talong (below), and some fresh lime wedges.
  7. (Ensaladang talong salad) chargrill the aubergines and green chillies before allowing them to cool.
  8. (Ensaladang talong salad) peel and dice the aubergine and chilli and place them into a bowl.
  9. (Ensaladang talong salad) finely dice the red onion and add this to the mix. Cut the tomatoes into quarters and fold these through.
  10. (Ensaladang talong salad) finally, dress with vinegar and oil before setting to one side. Serve this up as a side dish with our Filipino grilled chicken.
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