Rating: 4.38 stars
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Adobo is a simple and hearty Filipino dish. In this version, chicken is marinated in vinegar and soy sauce, then slowly cooked with garlic and spices. Serve over steamed white rice.

Recipe Summary test

prep:
20 mins
cook:
1 hr 30 mins
additional:
4 hrs
total:
5 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine vinegar, soy sauce,1 head garlic, bay leaves, garlic powder, black pepper, and 1 1/2 teaspoons annatto powder in a large bowl. Add chicken, stir to coat with marinade, cover, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

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  • Remove chicken from the marinade and pat dry. Reserve the marinade.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in the hot oil until browned, about 4 minutes per side. Remove skillet from heat.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir 1 head garlic until browned, about 3 minutes. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons annatto powder; simmer for 3 minutes.

  • Pour annatto mixture over chicken and add reserved marinade. Bring to a simmer, cover, and cook until chicken is tender, about 45 minutes. Uncover and cook until sauce has reduced slightly, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

635 calories; protein 54.5g; carbohydrates 7.2g; fat 37.7g; cholesterol 194.4mg; sodium 1084.2mg. Full Nutrition
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