chicken adobo recipe taste of home

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By alie

Are you ready to try out a new authentic Filipino dish? Look no further than this delicious recipe for Chicken Adobo. With its tender, juicy meat and flavorful sauce, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next dinner party or family meal.

Adobo Chicken

Adobo Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken thighs or drumsticks
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, water, sugar, bay leaf, garlic, and black pepper. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the chicken to the marinade and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or overnight for best results.
  3. Remove the chicken from the marinade, reserving the liquid.
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until browned on all sides, about 6-8 minutes.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and add the reserved marinade to the skillet. Cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  6. Remove the bay leaf and serve hot with rice.

Chicken Adobo Thighs

Chicken Adobo Thighs

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken thighs, bone-in and skin on
  • 2/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, water, sugar, garlic, and black pepper. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the chicken to the marinade and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or overnight for best results.
  3. Remove the chicken from the marinade, reserving the liquid.
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until browned on all sides, about 5-7 minutes.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and add the reserved marinade to the skillet. Cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  6. Remove the chicken from the skillet and transfer to a serving platter. Spoon the sauce over the chicken and serve hot with rice.
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Whichever version of Chicken Adobo you choose to make, we’re sure you’ll love its unique blend of sweet and savory flavors. Enjoy!

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