Ginataang Manok at Papaya

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Cooking oil
  • 1/4 cup (60g) Onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60g) Garlic, chopped
  • 1 kilo (1000g) Chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Ginger, strips
  • 2 cups (200g) Papaya fruit, unripe, wedged
  • 4 cups (100g) Spinach, leaves separated
  • 2 cups (500ml) Coconut Milk
  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. (15g) Sugar, brown
  • 1 pack (10g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 2 pcs. (10g) Pepper, chili, fruit (sili labuyo) (optional)


  1. SAUTÉ. In a pan heat oil, saute’ onion and garlic until fragrant. Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes. Add ginger and papaya and cook for another minute. Add spinach and then cook for another minute.
  2. BOIL & SIMMER. Add coconut milk, boil and then simmer.
  3. SEASON. Add fish sauce, sugar, and AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning. Cook for another minute. Add hot chili before turning off the fire.
  4. SERVE. Transfer to a serving plate, serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

If you want a lighter coconut milk alternative, you can always dilute it by using 2 parts coconut milk and one part water.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 15 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 10 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 cup (163g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Reduced sodium by 30% Original seasoning/condiment: 2 tsps. (approx. 11g) Coconut milk is a healthy substitute for individuals that are lactose intolerant. It also contains Zinc, a nutrient that helps boost your immune system and improve wound healing.


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