Chicken Squash

October 2, 2023 / By Foodland

Chicken Squash

"My family ate this dish all the time growing up and I love how warm and comforting it is. It's not only easy to make, but it's also great for the soul." - Chef Rodel Gasmen, Chef de Cuisine
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Chicken
Servings 6


  • 8 ounces Ginger, crushed
  • 5 pounds Chicken wings
  • .5 cup Fish sauce (Patis)
  • 3 pounds Long squash, peeled, seeded, medium dice (or sub daikon)
  • 8 ounces Whole mushrooms, canned or fresh
  • 2 tablespoons Canola oil
  • Water (as needed)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Moringa leaves (optional)
  • Bitter melon leaves(optional)


  • Heat canola oil in a large pot.
  • Add ginger and sauté for a minute.
  • Add chicken wings and sear until the skin starts to brown.
  • Add fish sauce and let it reduce for one minute.
  • Add water until it reaches about 1/2" above the chicken. Bring to a boil.
  • Turn heat down and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • Use a large spoon and skim any debris floating at the top.
  • Add squash and simmer for another 15 minutes or until squash is cooked through.
  • Add mushrooms and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and serve.
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