There’s nothing quite like the delicious, tangy taste of chicken adobo to satisfy your taste buds, and making it has never been easier with the Instant Pot! This traditional Filipino dish is made all the more simple and flavorful with this recipe that we’ve prepared for you. Keep reading to learn how to create this mouth-watering dish, step-by-step.
First, let’s talk about the ingredients you’ll need. For the chicken, you’ll want to use about 2 pounds of bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs. You’ll also need soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, black pepper, and brown sugar. That’s it! Once you have all of your ingredients ready, it’s time to get started.
To begin, you’ll want to turn your Instant Pot to “saute” mode and add a tablespoon of olive oil. Once the oil has heated up, add your chicken thighs and saute them until they’re browned on all sides. This should take about 5 minutes. Next, you’ll want to remove the chicken from the Instant Pot and set it aside on a plate.
Now it’s time to create the delicious sauce that makes chicken adobo so special. Start by adding 1/2 cup of soy sauce and 1/2 cup of vinegar to the Instant Pot. Then, add 5 cloves of minced garlic, 3 bay leaves, 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper, and 1/4 cup of brown sugar. Stir everything together until the brown sugar has completely dissolved.
After you’ve mixed all of the ingredients together, it’s time to add the chicken back into the Instant Pot. Make sure that the chicken is submerged in the sauce, as this is what will give it its delicious flavor. Finally, make sure that the Instant Pot is set to “pressure cook” and set the timer for 15 minutes.
While the Instant Pot works its magic, you can move on to the next step: preparing rice. Adobo is traditionally served with rice, so make sure that you’re cooking enough to satisfy your entire family. Once the 15 minutes are up, you can release the pressure on your Instant Pot and remove the chicken from the pot.
Now, it’s time to prepare the final part of this delicious recipe. Place a cup of cooked rice in each bowl and top it with a chicken thigh, pouring some of the flavorful sauce over each thigh. Garnish with chopped green onion and cilantro, and you’re ready to serve!
We hope you enjoy this delicious, easy-to-make chicken adobo recipe. It’s perfect for family dinners or even special occasions, such as dinner parties or potlucks. So next time you’re looking for a new and exciting meal idea, give this Instant Pot chicken adobo recipe a try – you won’t be disappointed!