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Chicken Adobo I

roguejoker

"This is a variation of a recipe my mother taught me after I got married and wanted to make Filipino food for my husband."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 340 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings

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  1. In a large pot, combine the water, vinegar, soy sauce, peppercorns, garlic and salt. Mix together, add chicken pieces and simmer over low heat (uncovered) until chicken is cooked through and tender (25 to 35 minutes).
  2. Remove chicken from pot and brown in oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Return chicken, with oil/juices, back to pot with reserved sauce. Cover and simmer over medium heat until sauce reaches desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 340 calories; 21.5 g fat; 2 g carbohydrates; 32.5 g protein; 100 mg cholesterol; 3600 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I've watched my Filipino friends countless times fix Chicken Adobo. This recipe is very good. I personally skin whole pieces of chicken and place them in a baking pan. Mix up the vinegar/soy ...

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I'm Filipino-Amer. and I like to try other adobo recipes. This recipe needed some adjustments to it. Salt didn't need to be added because the soysauce is salty enough-the water didn't need to b...

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I'm Filipino-Amer. and I like to try other adobo recipes. This recipe needed some adjustments to it. Salt didn't need to be added because the soysauce is salty enough-the water didn't need to b...

I've watched my Filipino friends countless times fix Chicken Adobo. This recipe is very good. I personally skin whole pieces of chicken and place them in a baking pan. Mix up the vinegar/soy ...

Chicken Adobo is delicious when it's done well, and I learned while working in a Filipino restaurant. The chef uses sherry vinegar instead of plain. While the dish is generally characterized b...

I tried this recipe at home and asked my filipino friend to come over for dinner. She didn't want to like my chicken adobo, because it was way too salty and something wasn't right with the tast...

Pretty good recipe for people who have never had adobo, but if you want true filipino adobo, this is not it. Too much water, ended up stewy/soupy! I tried to boil some off but it was just not th...

My boyfriend loves this dish. Everytime I want to get in his good side I just make this and he's putty in my hands. hehehehe

I could never get this recipe right, so I finally looked it up. I liked this one because of its simplicity, but I did tweak it a bit with the advice of everyone before me...first I sauted the ga...

This recipe was very good, I took the advice from one of the reviews to not add salt, and I believe that helped. It was fine without. I plan to make it again.

Growing up in Japan my parents always experimented with Asian dishes. I've been eating this for 20 years. But we make it a little differently. We start by sauteeing a sliced sweet onion in a cou...