How to make chicken oil like mang inasal?

The popularity of mang inasal oil is growing day by day. Following this fact, food lovers are curious about finding the process  of making this oil at home and love to use it with other recipes like mang inasal chicken. What are the ingredients and how much time it takes?

I visited the kitchen of mang inasal and talked to the chefs to know the secret of this recipe. Chicken oil enhances the taste and tenderness of the inasal chicken.So mang inasal oil is made up of chicken fats or chicken skin, annatto seeds and salt. The process of making this oil is super fast,easy and effortless. Are you ready to know the step by step guide?

how to make mang inasal chicken oil step by step?

What You Need to Make Mang Inasal Oil?

The chief ingredients of making oil are given below. One should observe that oil is core component of mang inasal menu package. it is serverd with all most ally type of dishes. whether you order pork sisig, ungli rice or mang inasal chicken.Thus, make sure of the availability of these components before starting to make oil.

Items Quantity
Chicken skinHalf kg (½ kg), thighs or wings 
SaltAs per taste
Annatto Seed( atsuete)2 tablespoon or powder
Ginger2 cloves minced
Garlic2 cloves minced
Lemon grass1 finely chopped
Soy sauce½ cup 
Coconut/vinegar/tuba1/4 cup
Brown sugar½ cup
Calamansy6-7 pieces

Directions & Complete Process

The procedure of making mang inasal oil is plain and uncomplicated. It only requires patience and attention of 35 to 40 minutes. All you need to do is follow the instructions which will translate the chicken fats or skin to gold.

What You Need to Make Chicken Oil

Render Chicken Fats

Trimming the chicken fats from chicken is the first step.  Make sure the cuts of chicken should be small-inch pieces. Why small pieces? The reason is smaller pieces are easy to extract oil as  compared to bigger pieces.

Tender chicken fats

Extracting Oil

extracting oil from the chicken fats

Put the fats on a wider pan. Start cooking over a medium heat. Wait until fats start releasing oil. Now remove the fat and chicken skin with the help of a slotted spoon. You will note at this stage that fats turn into golden brown.

Addition of garlic and achuete powder

addition of achuete powder salt and garlic

Put the crushed cloves of garlic,achuete powder coupled with salt. Stir it until the colour is incorporated fully. Now remove the aromatic residues and separate oil.

Store It

Put the mang inasal oil into a bottle. The best practice is to use the oil within 3 to 4 days. However,oil can be saved for future courses of time. But you have to compromise on taste.

storing mang inasal oil

What does it taste like?

What does it taste like

It is the essence and extract of the chicken. It tastes like chicken, making dishes mouthwatering and seasoning.

What to Serve with Chicken Oil?

Oil is used with multiple dishes. It enhances the depth and richness of the dishes. Here are some examples of dishes that can be served with oil.

Chicken inasal

Chicken inasal is the leading recipe of the people of philippines. Oil increases the juiciness and tenderness of the chicken.

Mang Inasal Chicken

Chicken adobo

Chicken adobo

Chicken adobo is another pivotal recipe of philippines. Addition of the oil makes the recipe appetising and mouthful.

Roasted Vegetables

Serving the roasted vegetables with oil increases the savoury and deliciousness of the vegetables.

roasted vegetables

Rice and Grains

rice and grains

Adding some oil to the rice and grains make the dishes sound more sound and perfect for eating.

Mang Inasal Oil Calories

Inasal oil has the following calories which are necessary to get knowldege while taking in oil.







FAQ’s: Frequently Asked Questions

From my personal experience 200ml oil can be taken out of 1 kg chicken skin.

Usually it should be consumed for 3 to 4 days. But the life of the oil can be increased if it is refrigerated.

The chicken oil is good when it is consumed in moderation. Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated are the chief constituents of this oil.

Yes you can.

If you are planning to keep the oil safe for several months. It requires a refrigerator.

Air-sealed containers are the best way to preserve the oil.

No. chicken oil doesn’t evaporate.


In a nutshell, in this article i explained how to make chicken oil like mang inasal. The making procedure of chicken oil is simple and straightforward. Ingredients needed for this recipe are explained. Let’s enhance the taste of your dishes with this oil. 

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