Chicken Humba

SARSAYA® Liquid Seasoning


  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Cooking oil
  • 1/2 kilo (500g) Chicken drumstick
  • 1/2 cup (110g) Red onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsps. (24g) Garlic, minced
  • 3 cups (750ml) Water
  • 3 Tbsps. (45ml) Soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. (10g) Peppercorn, whole
  • 2 pcs. (4g) Star anise
  • 2 pcs. (2g) Bay leaf, dried
  • 3 Tbsps. (45g) Brown sugar
  • 1/2 Tbsp. (7.5ml) SARSAYA® Liquid Seasoning
  • 2 cups (500ml) Pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup (40g) Black beans (Tausi)


  1. SEAR. In a pot, heat oil. Sear chicken drumstick until light brown and fat is rendered. Set aside.
  2. SAUTÈ. In the same pot, sauté onion and garlic until aromatic. Add the chicken and stir. Add water.
  3. SEASON. Add soy sauce, peppercorn, star anise, bay leaf, brown sugar, and SARSAYA® Liquid Seasoning. Mix well.
  4. SIMMER. Add pineapple juice and black beans. Cover and simmer for one (1) hour or until meat is tender. Remove the cover then simmer until sauce thickens.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a serving dish. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

Pineapple juice helps in tenderizing the meat.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 70 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 30 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 5 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 pc. chicken + 3/4 cup sauce (240g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Chicken is a good source of Niacin that helps maintain a healthy skin.


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