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Chicken Adobo (Adobong Manok) Pinoy Food Guide
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Chicken Adobo (Adobong Manok) Recipe

Classic and easy way of cooking basic chicken adobo.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Marinating Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Adobo
Servings: 8
Calories: 234kcal

Equipment:

  • Cooking Pot

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg chicken, cut into serving parts
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4-5 cloves garlic
  • 3-4 pcs dried laurel leaves (bay leaves)
  • 1 tsp whole peppercorn (pamintang buo)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil

Instructions:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the chicken with the soy sauce and garlic then mix well.
  • Marinate the chicken for about 1 hour, better if you could go for 3 hours.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a pot.
  • Remove the chicken from the marinade (reserve marinade) and pan-fry it when the oil gets hot enough.
  • Cook each side of the chicken for about 2 minutes.
  • Pour in the marinade including the garlic.
  • Add-in the water and bring to a boil.
  • Add-in the bay leaves and peppercorn.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes or until the chicken gets tender.
  • Add-in the vinegar but do not stir. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add-in the sugar and some salt to taste. Stir then remove from heat.
  • Transfer to a serving plate, enjoy!

Notes:

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Adobo (Adobong Manok) Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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