Chicken Tocino
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Filipino
Yield: 4 to 6 Servings
  • 2 pounds chicken thigh meat, boneless and skinless
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • ¼ cup banana ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • water
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  1. In a bowl, combine chicken, pineapple juice, ketchup, salt, garlic powder and sugar. Massage meat with curing mixture until well-distributed and evenly colored. Store in a covered container or ziplock bag and refrigerate overnight to cure.
  2. In a pan over medium heat, add chicken including marinade and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer until meat is tender and cooked through, adding more water in ½ cup increments as needed. When water is completely absorbed and meat is tender, add oil and cook, stirring regularly, until meat caramelizes. Serve hot.
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