chicken adobo recipe kenji

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When it comes to delicious and easy Asian recipes, chicken adobo is a must-try. This classic Filipino dish has a unique combination of sweet and savory flavors that will leave your taste buds begging for more. Don’t feel intimidated by its exotic name, chicken adobo is a dish that’s easy to make and perfect for any occasion. Here are two different ways to make this delicious dish:

Chicken Adobo (Japanese Style)

Chicken adobo (japanese style)

Ingredients :

  • 2 lbs. boneless chicken thighs
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions :

  1. Cut chicken thighs into chunks and season with salt and pepper. Brown chicken in a pan with oil until both sides are golden brown.
  2. Remove chicken from the pan and set aside. In the same pan, sauté garlic and ginger until fragrant.
  3. Add the soy sauce, mirin, rice vinegar, brown sugar and bay leaf to the pan, and mix well.
  4. Return the chicken to the pan and let it simmer in the sauce until tender, about 30-40 minutes.
  5. Serve with rice and top with chopped green onions if desired.

Best Recipes for Filipino Adobo Chicken

Best Recipes for Filipino Adobo Chicken

Ingredients :

  • 2 lbs. bone-in chicken pieces (thighs or legs)
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 head garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. black peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. sugar (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot, combine the chicken, soy sauce, white vinegar, water, garlic, peppercorns, sugar (if using), and bay leaves.
  2. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and let it simmer until the chicken is cooked through and tender, about 30-40 minutes.
  3. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside. Strain the sauce and return it to the pot.
  4. Simmer the sauce until it thickens, about 10-15 minutes.
  5. Return the chicken to the pot and let it simmer for another 10-15 minutes.
  6. Serve with rice and enjoy!
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Both of these chicken adobo recipes are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for savory, Asian-inspired comfort food. Give them a try and discover the deliciousness of Filipino cuisine.

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