Filipino Binatog Recipe Video

Binatog or boiled white corn kernels is a popular Filipino snack and street food. This is made by soaking mature white corn in water and salt until puffed. The soaked corns are then boiled until the skin almost peel off. Excess water is drained and the corn is placed in a bowl or plate then topped with either sugar or salt (sometimes both) and generous amounts of grated coconut.


Cooking Time10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
Main Ingredient,


 Hominy29 Ounce (Mexican Style Corn)
 Granulated sugar3 Tablespoon
 Coconut3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 245 Calories from Fat 57

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.5%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 434.6 mg18.1%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26%

Sugars 15.9 g

Protein 4 g7.1%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0.82%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 9.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat a cooking pot then pour-in the canned hominy (include the liquid).

2. Add 1 cup of water and bring to a boil.

3. Simmer for 12 to 15 minutes.

4. Drain the water and place the boiled hominy in a serving plate.

5. Top with sugar (or salt depending on your preference) and grated coconut.

6. Serve. Share and enjoy!!!!

Editors Review

In this video, chef is trying to make a traditional Filipino Binatog using Mexican corn. All he is doing is boiling and draining the corns and serving with sugar and grated coconut. Only if he had provided the exact measurements for ingredients, one could have easily replicated the recipes.