recipe of chicken adobo

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By alie

Looking for a tasty and authentic chicken recipe? Look no further than this delicious Filipino chicken adobo! This recipe is packed full of flavor and is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

First up, we have a mouth-watering photo of the finished dish:

Tasty and Authentic Filipino Chicken Adobo Recipe

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To make this recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken thighs, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, black pepper, and bay leaves.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour (or up to 24 hours) to marinate.
  3. In a large skillet or saucepan, heat the marinade and the water over medium-high heat.
  4. When the marinade comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 30-40 minutes, or until the chicken is fully cooked and tender.
  5. Remove the bay leaves and serve hot with rice.

And here’s another great photo that shows you just how delicious this recipe will turn out:

Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo – Manila Spoon

Photo of slow cooker chicken adobo

This recipe is a bit different as it uses a slow cooker, but it’s just as flavorful and delicious as the first one. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 lbs bone-in chicken thighs or drumsticks
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 head garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp peppercorns
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup water
See also  red chicken adobo recipe


  1. Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker and mix well.
  2. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6-8 hours, or until chicken is fully cooked and tender.
  3. Remove the bay leaves and serve hot with rice.

So there you have it – two delicious chicken adobo recipes to add to your recipe box. Whether you prefer the stovetop version or the slow cooker version, you’re sure to love the rich, savory flavor of this classic Filipino dish. Enjoy!

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