Chicken Mang Inasal

Chicken Mang Inasal

How about chicken inasal for dinner tonight? Mang Inasal makes great dinner.

If the Philippines has an original winning recipe for chicken barbecue, it would have to be the delicious chicken inasal. Chicken inasal is a traditional cuisine by the people of Bacolod and now has become famous all over the country. The scent of chicken inasal is in itself appetizing, it’s like having your senses called upon by an invisible force that’s very difficult to resist. Mang Inasal, among many other restaurants reinvented the chicken inasal. Today, it is served in tables with lots of people craving and appreciating it.

Chicken inasal is such a delight in the mouth and Mang Inasal does one of the best recipes. Their chicken inasal come in big servings and are juicy tasty. Upon eating, you’ll be amazed by the intricate collection of flavors it presents, it becomes the reference of all other chicken inasal. Because of Mang Inasal’s large chicken servings, a cup of rice almost often is not enough. Luckily, the restaurant offers unlimited rice to go along with the terrific chicken inasal.

Chicken Mang Inasal Review

Show your family how special they are by treating them to a delicious chicken inasal meal. Mang Inasal is so fresh to the taste they will love it. Dining here, people immediately experience the Filipino flavor in food. Sweetness is delicately fused with saltiness and sour to enhance the natural flavor of chicken. Upon serving, the chicken inasal is a delight to look at, its natural juices drip off or glisten on the chicken skin. You’ll surely enjoy eating chicken inasal at Mang Inasal, the banana leaves that line the plate also gives customers a feel of the traditional Filipino way of serving food.

Wouldn’t it be great if we actually knew how Mang Inasal did their chicken inasal? That would be something. Here however is a chicken inasal that’s quite delicious and the great thing is that it’s a real Ilonggo recipe:

Chicken Mang Inasal version 2


4 large chicken legs (thigh with the drumstick attached) cut shallow slices on the outer part of the thigh
3 tablespoon coconut or cane vinegar
6 calamansi, juiced with seeds removed
2 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 tablespoon rock salt
2 tablespoon annato oil (recipe below)
2 tablespoons melted butter
3 stalks of lemon grass, chopped
1 1/2 tablespoons  Garlic, pounded and chopped
1 tablespoon chopped ginger
1 tablespoon rock salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 ½ tablespoon brown sugar



Combine all ingredients except for the chicken, butter and brown sugar. Transfer this mixture in a large container large enough to fit the chicken pieces. With your hands, coat every chicken part placing the garlic pieces in between the cuts in chicken. Marinade for 2 hours.

Cooking Directions:      

Barbecue over a preheated grill turning the chicken inasal over every few minutes to prevent burning.

Annato (achuete) oil:     Melt some butter and add sugar and 1 tbsp. of annato (achuete) powder. Take off the heat and mix. Use this to brush the chicken inasal while cooking over the charcoal.

For the spiced vinegar:
1/2 cup cane vinegar
4 cloves of garlic, pounded
2 tsp. salt
1 teaspoon sugar

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and use as a dip for your delicious chicken inasal.

Mang Inasal is famous all over the Philippines for their delicious pork and chicken inasal. Franchises have built food stores in major cities of the country and as of now has over 400 stores. Mang inasal’s chicken inasal came from humble beginnings in Bacolod and now registers as one of the most successful food chains. Try the chicken inasal today, you will surely love it.