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Ginisang Munggo Recipe with Chicken Recipe


  • 1 pack Munggo or Mung bean 1 lb
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1/2 kilo chicken leg Choice cuts
  • 1 cup Malabar Spinach Alugbati
  • 1 cup String Beans Sitaw
  • 2 pcs medium sized tomatoes chopped
  • 1 medium sized onion chopped
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 24 ounces water
  • 1 pc Beef cube to add more flavor, optional


  • In a pan, add the Munggo or Mung bean, water and Beef cube then bring to a boil.
  • Simmer until the Munggo or Mung Bean is soft enough (about 35 to 50 minutes)
  • On a separate pan, saute the garlic,onion, and tomato then add the chicken and simmer for 5 mins
  • Add the fish sauce and simmer for about 15 minutes or until the Chicken meat is tender (Note:* If necessary, you may add water to help make the meat tender but make sure to add more time to simmer)
  • Pour the cooked Mung beans and String Beans then simmer for 10 minutes, now add the Malabar spinach ( alugbati )
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Serve hot with Fried fish or Pork.