Tinola Recipe


Tinola Recipe

How To Make Tinola

Make chicken soup in a different way with this tinola recipe. This Filipino soup has green papaya, ginger, and hot pepper leaves too.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 10 mins


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 36 fl oz rice washing
  • ½ green papaya, cut into wedges
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 ginger, thumb, cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 cup Hot pepper leaves
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper


  1. Sauté the garlic, onion, and ginger.
  2. Put-in the chicken and cook until color turns light brown.
  3. Add the fish sauce. Stir. Pour rice washing into the cooking pot. Let boil. Cover the pot and simmer for 45 minutes. Note: add water if needed.
  4. Add green papaya. Cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the hot pepper leaves or malunggay leaves. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Season with ground black pepper. Note you can also add fish sauce or salt if needed.
  7. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve hot. Share and enjoy!


  • Sugar: 3g
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  • Calcium: 33mg
  • Calories: 300kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Fat: 19g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Potassium: 367mg
  • Protein: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 1270mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 421IU
  • Vitamin C: 19mg
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