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Chicken Adobo

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Sweet, tangy popular filipino dish. A great Sunday lunch alternative.

  • 1-2 tablespoons cooking oil

  • 8-10 pieces of chicken (legs / thighs)

  • 3 dried bay leaves

  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns

  • 8 tablespoons low sodium light soy sauce

The Sauce

  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce

  • 4 tablespoons white vinegar

  • 5 cloves garlic crushed

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 1/2 cups water

Combine chicken, soy sauce, and garlic in a large bowl. Mix well. Marinate the chicken for at least 1 hour. Note: the longer the time, the better

Heat a frying pan or saucepan to medium-high heat and add 1 tbsp vegetable oil or avocado oil to the pan. When the oil is hot enough, pan-fry the marinated chicken for 2-3 minutes per side until browned well. Pour-in the remaining marinade, including all the garlic, then add the water and bring to a boil. Add dried bay leaves and whole peppercorns and reduce heat to a simmer for 20-30 minutes or until the chicken becomes tender. Laslty,add the rice vinegar and sugar and stir and continue to simmer for a further 10 minutes.


  • 1-2 tablespoons cooking oil

  • 8-10 pieces of chicken (legs / thighs)

  • 3 dried bay leaves

  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns

  • 8 tablespoons low sodium light soy sauce

The Sauce

  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce

  • 4 tablespoons white vinegar

  • 5 cloves garlic crushed

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 1/2 cups water


Combine chicken, soy sauce, and garlic in a large bowl. Mix well. Marinate the chicken for at least 1 hour. Note: the longer the time, the better

Heat a frying pan or saucepan to medium-high heat and add 1 tbsp vegetable oil or avocado oil to the pan. When the oil is hot enough, pan-fry the marinated chicken for 2-3 minutes per side until browned well. Pour-in the remaining marinade, including all the garlic, then add the water and bring to a boil. Add dried bay leaves and whole peppercorns and reduce heat to a simmer for 20-30 minutes or until the chicken becomes tender. Laslty,add the rice vinegar and sugar and stir and continue to simmer for a further 10 minutes.

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