Baked Filipino Chicken (Lechon Manok)
Whole Filipino-style roasted chicken stuffed with aromatic lemongrass and banana. Get this recipe for Baked Filipino Chicken (Lechon Manok). Recipe by Asian Inspirations.
Cooking Time: 60mins - 120mins
Total time: 60mins - 120mins
1 whole chicken
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 bulb garlic (minced)
½ tbsp ginger (minced)
½ cup soy sauce
4 stalks lemon grass
2 pcs saba bananas (cut into 10cm lengths)
- Rub salt and pepper all over the chicken, both skin side and cavity. Then rub garlic, ginger and soy sauce over the skin side only.
- Fill the chicken cavity with stalks of lemon grass and bananas. Using aluminum foil, wrap the chicken firmly.
- Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celcius and roast the whole chicken for 1 hr. Once ready, carefully remove the foil and allow to roast for about 30 mins or until golden brown.
- Serve chicken with sweet chilli sauce or dipping sauce of your choice.