Chicken Bicol Express

Chicken Bicol Express has every one of the flavors you love of the exemplary Bicolano pork dish yet is speedier to make, better, and more financial plan well disposed. It’s velvety, hot, and flavorful with steamed rice!

Chicken Bicol Express is a delectable interpretation of the exemplary Bicol Express wherein boneless chicken meat replaces the standard pork solid shapes. It conveys similar enormous, strong flavors you love in the customary form yet is a marginally better and more spending plan well disposed choice.

Like the pork adaptation, scaled down chicken pieces are first sauteed in aromatics and shrimp glue and afterward stewed in coconut milk and bounteous measures of stew peppers. The subsequent dish is wonderfully rich, velvety, zesty, and amazing with liberal piles of steamed rice!

This Bicol Express with chicken is not difficult to make with basic fixings and in less than 60 minutes. You’ll have a phenomenal dish prepared in the blink of an eye!

It makes an incredible weeknight supper dinner as well as a scrumptious expansion to any unique get-together. The recipe can be effectively multiplied (or significantly increased) to take care of a group and makes certain to be a party hit!

Cooking Tips

  • The recipe calls for boneless, skinless chicken thigh meat however I envision bone-in would fill in also. Just cut the chicken parts into more modest pieces (be cautious with the bones!) so you get more surfaces covered in the yummy sauce.
  • In the event that you might want to tame the intensity, utilize less peppers or scratch off the seeds prior to cleaving to get the kind of the bean stews without a ton of zest.
  • The recipe utilizes sauteed shrimp glue. Assuming you’re in the U.S. what’s more, have just admittance to the packaged “neon pink” shrimp glue, you should wash it and channel a long time prior to involving in the recipe to free of the additional pungency and the splendid variety that could somehow seep into the dish.
  • For a smooth, velvety sauce, cook in a stew as heating up the coconut milk or warming it excessively fast will cause it to sour or separate.

How to serve and store

  • Chicken Bicol Express is heavenly as a fundamental dish for lunch or supper. Appreciate it with steamed rice to supplement the velvety, fiery flavors!
  • As it contains coconut milk, it ruins faster than most food varieties particularly in hotter climate. Refrigerate extras as long as 3 days or freeze for up 2 months.
  • Warm in a pan to 165 F or microwave at 2 to 3-minute spans until totally warmed through.


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