>> cook // filipino recipes >> chicken nilaga [nee-LAH-gah]
Here's my mom's recipe with a slight modification of ingredients.
In particular, the addition
of sweet potato adds a nice sweetness to the soup.
Great for a cold winter's day! Here's a new tagalog word
for you to learn: 'manok' [mah-NOK] which means 'chicken'.
3 lbs of chicken: any parts including bones
3 tsps of sea salt
2 medium [or 1 large] sized onions: quartered
12 medium button mushrooms: sliced in half
2 medium carrots: sliced in chunks
1 medium sweet potato: sliced in chunks
4 bunches of shanghai bok choi: cut from stems
4 leaves of siu choi [napa cabbage]: cut from stems and sliced