Chicken adobo recipe

By Faeza
31 May 2016


  • 2 lbs. chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 3 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 to 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup cooking oil
  • ½ tablespoon white sugar
  • Salt and whole peppercorn


In a large container, combine the soy sauce and garlic then marinade the chicken for at least 1 to 3 hours.

Place the cooking oil in a pan and apply heat.

When the oil is hot enough, put-in the marinated chicken. Cook all the sides for about 5 minutes.

Pour-in the remaining marinade and add water. Bring to a boil.

Add the dried bay leaves and whole peppercorn. Simmer for 30 minutes or until the chicken is tender.

Add vinegar. Stir and cook for 10 minutes.

Put-in the sugar, and salt. Stir and turn the heat off.

Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 4