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Heart-Healthy Hardinera Recipe

Hardinera is a dish that’s similar to Embutido. It originated in Lucban, Quezon. Try this heart healthy recipe version where skinless chicken and tokwa are combined. Flavour becomes more wonderful with the use of Knorr Chicken Cubes.
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  • 4 pcs egg, beaten
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pc white onion, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken, skinless, diced
  • ¼ kg tokwa, diced
  • 1 pc carrots, medium, diced
  • 1 pc bell pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup pickle relish, minced
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese, cubed
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 small can pineapple tidbits
  • ½ cup g tomato sauce
  • 1 pc Knorr Chicken Cube

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

278kcal

Energy (kJ)

1165kJ

Protein (g)

12.1g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

41.1g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

38.1g

Sugar (g)

15.3g

Fibre (g)

3.0g

Fat (g)

7.9g

Saturated fat (g)

3.0g

Unsaturated fat (g)

4.1g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

2.5g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

1.5g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

179mg

Sodium (mg)

401mg

Salt (g)

1.00g

Vitamin A (IU)

2657IU

Vitamin C (mg)

49.4mg

Calcium (mg)

138mg

Iron (mg)

2.88mg

Potassium (mg)

424mg

Total

1392kcal

5824kJ

60.3g

205.7g

190.5g

76.4g

15.2g

39.7g

15.1g

20.3g

12.7g

7.6g

0.1g

894mg

2004mg

5.01g

13284IU

246.9mg

689mg

14.42mg

2120mg


  • 1 Begin by stir-frying the tofu with a little bit of oil, followed by garlic, onion and bell pepper in a nice big wok or shallow pan over high heat.
  • 2 Throw in the chicken and sauté this for another 2 minutes before adding the Knorr Chicken Cube, carrots and tomato sauce. Slowly bring this up to a boil then simmer for a few minutes. Set this aside to cool.
  • 3 Once the cooked meat is cool, it’s time to combine it with the beaten eggs and cornstarch and the remaining ingredients. Give this a gentle stir to incorporate all the ingredients together.
  • 4 Prepare and grease a llanera and arrange some carrot slices, pineapple and bell peppers at the bottom. Place the meat mixture in and with the use of the back of the spoon or spatula, flatten and smoothen out any of the uneven mixture. Cook this over a double boiler by steaming it for 30 minutes or until cooked through. Slice and serve once it has cooled down for 15 minutes.
  • 5 No need to take the family on a trip to Lucban, Quezon because this Hardinera dish promises to be healthy, nutritious and delicious.