Taste the Philippines: Chicken Sisig is Delicious and Easy to Make

Are you interested in trying out some new Filipino cuisine? If so, then you should consider making Chicken Sisig. It is one of the tastiest dishes to come out of the Philippines and is surprisingly easy to make. Plus, it has a wonderful blend of savory and spicy flavors that is sure to tantalize your taste buds.

About Chicken Sisig

Originating in Angeles City, Chicken Sisig is a popular dish in the Philippines. It is made from chicken parts that are boiled and then diced. The diced chicken is then combined with garlic, peppers, onions and spices, and served on a plate along with a side of vinegar. The vinegar then helps bring out the savory spices of the dish.


To make Chicken Sisig you will need the following ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. chicken parts
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup coconut vinegar

Cooking Method

To begin, place the chicken parts in a large pot and cover with water. Bring the pot to a boil and cook for 25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. Once the chicken is cooked, drain the water and dice the meat.

In a large skillet heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium high heat. Add the diced chicken, garlic, onions, bell pepper, and spices and cook for 7-10 minutes or until the vegetables are softened.

Stir in the chopped cilantro and coconut vinegar until everything is combined. Serve with steamed white rice and enjoy.


Chicken Sisig is an amazing Filipino dish that is easy to make and packed with flavor. The combination of chicken, garlic, peppers, onions, and spices make for a delicious dish that is sure to satisfy. Plus, the addition of coconut vinegar gives the dish an extra tangy flavor that is out of this world. Whether you are looking for a simple dinner to whip up quickly or you are craving some Filipino flavors, Chicken Sisig is definitely something you should try!