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Chicken Adobo Recipe (Filipino)

Chicken Adobo Recipe (Filipino)
Classic Filipino Adobo recipe that every Filipino loves to cook. Try this Adobo version.. its yummy when chicken is marinated first.

Chicken Adobo Recipe (Filipino)


  • 1 kilo chicken pieces
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 pcs dried bay leaves
  • 1 tsp peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil/cooking oil


  1. Combine chicken, soy sauce and minced garlic and refrigerate for 2 hrs to marinate.
  2. In a large pot, add the cooking oil and turn on heat.
  3. Fry the marinated chicken and cook all side for about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Pour in the remaining marinade. Add peppercorns, onions and water.
  5. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  6. Reduce to low and simmer for 30- 45 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  7. Add water as necessary to keep the chicken from drying out.
  8. Add vinegar and let simmer for 3 minutes.
  9. Season with sugar and salt. Stir and turn the heat off.
  10. Serve hot with rice. Enjoy!