- 1 whole chicken; cut in serving pieces
- 4 cloves garlic; minced
- 1 onion; chopped
- 1 thumb-size ginger root; cut into strips
- 1 green papaya; cut into wedges
- 1/2 cup chilli pepper (siling labuyo) leaves
- 3 cups of rice water
- Fish sauce (patis)
Sauté garlic, onion, and ginger. When onion becomes translucent, add the chicken.
Sauté until chicken becomes light brown in color, then season with fish sauce.
Sauté for 3-5 minutes or until chicken absorbs the flavor of the mixture.
Pour rice water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 30 minutes or until chicken becomes really tender.
Add papaya and when tender, drop the chili pepper leaves.
Serve and enjoy!