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Chicken Dinola (Filipino Chicken Papaya Soup)
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Ingredients:

  • 1 medium green papaya (approximately 2 cups)
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced (approximately 2 cups)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced (approximately 3 tsp)
  • 2 Tbsp crushed ginger (2 inch piece)
  • 1 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thigh
  • 1/4 cup patis (fish sauce)
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 cups marungay leaves, cleaned, stems removed


Directions:

  1. Peel papaya skin, cut and remove seeds. Cut papaya into 1-inch cubes.
  2. In a deep soup pot, heat oil and sauté onion until translucent. Add garlic and ginger and sauté until lightly browned.
  3. Add chicken pieces and patis to the pot. Cook for 3 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned.
  4. Add water and papaya. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until papaya is tender.
  5. Turn off heat. Add marungay leaves, cover for 1-2 minutes.


Recipe makes : 6 servings
Serving size : 1 cup (8 oz)
Calories (kcal): 188
Protein (g): 19
Carbohydrate (g): 8
Total Dietary Fiber (g): 1
Total Fat (g): 9
Saturated Fat (g): 2
Monounsaturated Fat (g): 3
Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 2
Cholesterol (mg): 62
Vitamin A (RE): 36
Vitamin E (alpha-TE): 0
Vitamin C (mg): 33
Thiamin (mg): 0
Riboflavin (mg): 0
Niacin (mg): 4
Folate (mcg): 30
Vitamin B-6 (mg): 0
Vitamin B-12 (mcg): 0
Calcium (mg): 85
Iron (mg): 2
Magnesium (mg): 49
Phosphorus (mg): 151
Zinc (mg): 2
Potassium (mg): 329
Sodium (mg): 753


Source: Cultural Cuisine Pamphlet, Filipino, University of Hawaii, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Nutrition, Nutrition Education for Wellness (NEW) Program, 2007.