Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo is a traditional Filipino dish that has become popular across the world for its unique and delicious combination of flavors. It is a simple stew made with chicken, garlic, vinegar, soy sauce and bay leaves.

How to Make Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo is full of flavor and can be prepared in a variety of ways depending on preference – from slow-cooked to stir-fry; marinated to smothered. Although many cultures claim their own version of adobo, it is the Filipino recipe that stands out as the most popular worldwide. The distinct flavors of this dish come together to create an unforgettable culinary delight. Whether served over rice or eaten alone, Chicken Adobo is sure to tantalize the taste buds and satisfy any appetite!

Today, chicken Adobo is a staple in Filipino cuisine and is served as a main dish or side dish depending on preference. It can be prepared using chicken thighs, chicken breasts, or any chicken parts desired. The chicken is simmered in the sauce until it is tender and flavorful. The chicken is then served with white rice.

This chicken Adobo recipe is easy to make, delicious, and sure to become a favorite in your household. All you need are chicken parts, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper, sugar, water, and bay leaves. Once you have all the ingredients, simply marinate chicken in the mixture for at least 1 hour before cooking. Then, simmer chicken in sauce until chicken is cooked through and sauce has reduced to desired consistency. Serve chicken Adobo with white rice or noodles and garnish as desired. Enjoy!

Whether you are looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal or an impressive dish to serve guests, chicken Adobo is sure to please. Try it today and experience why this delicious dish has been enjoyed by generations!

Chicken Adobo

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Chicken Adobo is a traditional Filipino dish that has become popular across the world for its unique and delicious combination of flavors. It is a simple stew made with chicken, garlic, vinegar, soy sauce and bay leaves.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Marinate 1 hr
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6 people
Calories 338 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 lbs chicken whole
  • 4 tbsp vinegar
  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 pcs bay leaves dried

Instructions
 

  • Combine the chicken, vinegar, soy sauce, salt, pepper, sugar, and garlic in a large mixing bowl. Cover and marinate the chicken for 1 hour. 
  • In a saucepan, heat cooking oil. Fry the chicken over medium heat until the edges turn golden brown.
  • Pour in the remaining marinade into the saucepan, add water, and bay leaves. Put the lid and bring the chicken to a boil for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the lid. Cook for 20 minutes using high heat. Stir occasionally until the sauce is reduced and thickened.

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Nutrition

Calories: 338kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 22gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 1278mgPotassium: 259mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 184IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 2mg
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