One of my favorite chicken menus is the whole chicken that is cook by boiling it in pineapple juice. It is delicious, low in budget, easy to prepare and it is good for our health. In preparing this menu you need only few ingredients. Whole chicken cook in pineapple juice is ideal to prepare when there is a party like birthday, Christmas, anniversary, special occasions or in regular days.
Other chicken menu aside from whole chicken that is cook in pineapple juice are chicken adobo, fried chicken, chicken fillet, buttered chicken, chicken menudo, and chicken barbecue. I prefer to prepare chicken menu than pork because chicken has less cholesterol than pork. If you are in diet and you avoid fats or cholesterol food the foods that you are about to eat it is good to have chicken in your menu.
To start cooking with our whole chicken menu that is cooked in pineapple juice we need to identify some of the basic ingredients. The ingredients for this menu is only few and it is widely available in the market. Here are the ingredients: one whole chicken about 1 kilo, one litter of pineapple juice unsweetened, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, onion, garlic, water, lemon grass, tomato, and black pepper.
After all the ingredients for our whole chicken cook in pineapple juice we need to have our steps or procedure on how we are going to cook our menu for today. The steps and procedure are very simple and easy, you do not need to be an expert cook to prepare this kind of menu. Here are the steps or procedures:
1. Clean the whole chicken, rub some salt on the chicken skin, put salt, lemon grass and slice tomato inside the chicken.
2. Put the chicken inside the cooking bowl pour the bowl with one liter of water and boiled it for 30 minutes or until the amount of water become little.
3. Pour the pineapple juice and vinegar inside the cooking bowl, put the slice onion, garlic, soy sauce and continues boiling the chicken for another 30 minutes or until the pineapple juice become little. While boiling you can adjust the taste buy putting some additional salt if necessary and also sugar.
4. When the amount of pineapple juice become little and the meet of chicken is tender, then it is already cooked and ready to be serve.