Jolly Chicken Halang-Halang

It’s the last day of November which means Christmas preparation madness starts now! Surely everyone is looking forward to the parties, food trips and a lot more gatherings to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Of course, most of us are looking forward also to the most popular dinner of the year the Noche Buena. I bet you are also thinking of the lechon, fried chicken, queso de bola, spaghetti and a lot more. Yum!

But if you’re like me who wants to try something new in our Noche Buena menu this year, check out this easy to cook Jolly Chicken Halang-Halang to give you that creamy and extra spicy kind of Noche Buena.

Jolly Chicken Halang-Halang


Onion, Garlic, Ginger, Pepper, Salt, Chili Flakes, Lemon Grass, Green Chili, Chicken stock cube, Cooking oil, Coconut Cream, Chili leaves, Chicken

Procedure :

  1. Sauté onion, garlic and ginger.
  2. Add the chicken and stir. Put the lemon grass then cover and cook until fork tender.
  3. Add the coconut cream, pepper, pinch of salt and chicken stock cube then stir and cover.
  4. When the coconut cream thickens, add the chili leaves, green chili and chili flakes.
  5. Cover until chicken is cooked.

Note : You can also add a chili powder until the desired spiciness is achieved.

Glad to find this Jolly Coconut Cream because I can finally cook my favorite gata dishes anytime. Finally, I don’t have to worry about storing coconut milk. Also, the taste of the coconut cream remains authentic. Cravings satisfied!

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Enjoy cooking!


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