sinigang na manok (chicken in sour broth)

Main dish
4 servings
  2 1/2 to 3 lb chicken fryer, cut up
2 tablespoons Cooking oil
Clove garlic, minced
2 mediums Tomatoes, sliced
1 medium Onion, thinly sliced
1½ teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Patis (fish sauce)
⅛ teaspoon Pepper
5 cups Water
  5-6 pieces medium sampaloc (tamarind)(about 1/2 package)[available as powdered packages]
1 medium Icicle radish, cut into 1" pieces (or 10 red radishes, pared)
½ pounds Mustasa (mustard greens) [or water cress, spinach, cabbage]
Green onions

1. Saute garlic, onion and tomatoes in hot oil in big saucepan. Add chicken and cook stirring for 10 minutes or until chicken colors slightly.

2. Add salt, pepper, patis, tamarind powder and 5 cups water. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until chicken is tender.

3. Add radish and cook for 5 minutes. Add mustasa, cover and remove from heat. Correct seasoning. Serve hot.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 50 minutes Serves: 4-5 Recipes by Dennis Santiago, TWS bbs (1-310-676-0492), formatted by Manny Rothstein (1/24/94)

Submitted By MICHELLE BRUCE On 04-06-95

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