Chicken Adobo

Adobo Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kilo chicken, cut/fillet

  • 1 head garlic, minced

  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 1 cup vinegar

  • 2 cups of water

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 5 laurel leaves (bay leaves)

  • 4 tablespoons of cooking oil or olive oil

  • 2 teaspoon sugar

  • 3 tablespoons water

Adobo Cooking Instructions:

  • In a big sauce pan or wok, sauté garlic and onions on cooking hot 2 tablespoons of oil.

  • Add the chicken to the pan. Add 2 cups of water, 1/4 cup of soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, paprika and the bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or when meat is tender.

  • Remove the chicken from the sauce pan and on another pan, heat cooking oil and brown the chicken for a few minutes.

  • Mix the browned chicken back to the sauce . Bring to a boil then simmer for an additional 5 minutes.

  • Serve hot with the adobo gravy and plain rice.

Adobo Cooking Tips:

  • You have the option to add crushed ginger to the onions and garlic when sautéing. Ginger adds a unique flavor to your adobo.

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