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Recipe: Chicken Inasal


  • Chicken Maryland, 2 pieces
  • White Vinegar, 1/2 cup
  • Soy Sauce, 1/4 cup
  • Oyster Sauce, 3 Tbs
  • Sprite / Lemonade / Lemon Juice, 1/2 cup
  • Garlic, 3 cloves
  • Ginger, 1 inch
  • Onion, 1 medium size
  • Ketchup, 1 Tbs
  • Sugar, 3 Tbs
  • Lemon Grass, 1-2 stalks


  1. Make shallow cuts in the skin of the chicken, place into a ziplock bag or bowl.
  2. Add 1/2 cup of vinegar, 1/4 cup soy sauce, 3 Tbs oyster sauce, 1/2 cup sprite/lemonade/lemon juice, 3 smashed garlic cloves, an inch of ginger, 1 roughly chopped onion, 1 Tbs ketchup, 3 Tbs sugar, 1-2 stalk of bruised and chopped lemon grass, mix together well.
  3. Ensure the chicken is submerged, marinade for 3 hours / up to 2 days in the fridge.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180oC.
  5. Place the chicken in the oven until the skin is crispy.
  6. Place the marinade into a small pot with a small amount of oil, boil it down into a thick sauce.
  7. Turn on the grill to low, brush the sauce onto the chicken, rebast the chicken every 5 mins until your desired doneness.

I normally serve with a side of salad and pickled onions with rice. its not hard thank you.

Inasal is actually the name of a popular restaurant in the philippines, this restaurant is famous for this exact dish and its unlimited rice. This is just my wife's version.