WS# 12: Inasal Nga Manok

inasal

That’s grilled chicken in Ilonggo and the pride of Bacolod.  Marinated with a reddish, sometimes yellowish hue from achuete (annatto seeds), this Bacolod delicacy is a hit not only in the south but has conquered the palates of Luzon as well, evident in the sprouting of several Bacolod Chicken Inasal food chains in Metro Manila.  Nothing is as authentic though as having it right where it originated.  And so we trekked to Chicken House and Chicken Deli (on different days, of course), the former slightly better than the latter but they say that the best would be the ones you find in Manukan Village.  Here, one gets the whole experience down to the “not so clean” eateries and al fresco dining sans ambience.  We however, never found our way there this time but not without trying, we simply ran out of days and time.  Another reason to return.

inasal-isol

Served by the parts in barbeque sticks, pecho (thigh), paa (leg) but the best (at least for me) is got to be the isol (ass).  Yes chicken ass!  Chicken House has the best, I was told and true enough, it perhaps was the best ass I’ve ever had.  Crunchy on the outside and tender and juice just how it should be on the inside.

This grilled chicken with a little bit of sinamak (Vinegar the ilonggo way- vinegar, garlic, ginger and chilies), soy sauce, calamansi (our local lime) and fresh sili labuyo (chili)= YUM!

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9 Responses to WS# 12: Inasal Nga Manok

  1. Yen says:

    Oh my! You just made me hungry! Ughh..LOL

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  2. marites1034 says:

    just had this yesterday and was so happy hehehe!

    My WS is here

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  3. sassy mom says:

    Hmmm. .. Inasal, one of my fave dish. Made me really hungry! Have a great week!

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  4. Dora says:

    Cool! I luv to have some! Can i? ;p

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  5. lupusurvivor says:

    one of my favorite. thanks for the visit.

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  6. saint3 says:

    I’m having dinner late. This is making me so hungry.

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  7. ..xia.. says:

    It’s so delicious…you might forget your name after eating this. LOL!

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  8. SandyCarlson says:

    Looks yummy. I will have to work hard on dinner to get it to be as tasty as that must be!

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  9. Inay! Gutom na gutom ako. The more I feel homesick. Mouth watering! yum, yummmmmmy! I must cook one like this for my girls! They prefer my cooking and I would love to adventure with this one if you don’t mind. Thank you very much!

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