chicken adobo sa dilaw recipe

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By alie

Adobo is one of the quintessential dishes in Filipino culture, and I’m excited to share with you two versions of Adobo that feature an ingredient that adds an extra kick and vibrant color: Dilaw, or turmeric.

Adobong Dilaw Recipe

Adobong Dilaw

Adobong Dilaw is a comforting dish that’s perfect for cold nights. Here’s what you’ll need:

Ingredients:

  • 1 kilogram chicken or your preferred protein (pork, beef, or seafood)
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of turmeric (Dilaw), grated
  • 1 head of garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil

Instructions:

  1. Heat the cooking oil in a pot and sauté the garlic, onion and bay leaves until the onion becomes translucent.
  2. Add the grated turmeric and sauté until aromatic.
  3. Add the chicken and cook until brown on all sides.
  4. Pour in the vinegar, soy sauce, water, and sugar. Simmer until the chicken is tender and the sauce thickens.
  5. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Yellow Chicken Adobo Recipe

Yellow Chicken Adobo

Yellow Chicken Adobo is a twist on the traditional recipe that uses only vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic. The turmeric adds a bright yellow hue and a subtle earthy flavor. Here’s what you’ll need:

Ingredients:

  • 1 kilogram chicken or your preferred protein (pork, beef, or seafood)
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of turmeric (Dilaw), grated
  • 1 head of garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil

Instructions:

  1. Heat the cooking oil in a pot and sauté the garlic and onion until the onion becomes translucent. Add the bay leaves and grated turmeric.
  2. Add the chicken and cook until brown on all sides.
  3. Pour in the vinegar, soy sauce, water, and sugar. Simmer until the chicken is tender and the sauce thickens.
  4. Serve hot with steamed rice.
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Both Adobo recipes are easy to make and perfect for any occasion. The Dilaw adds a beautiful color and a subtle flavor that sets these recipes apart from traditional Adobo. Give these recipes a try and let me know how you liked them!

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