Filippino recipe


Coming straight from the Philippines, we bring to you this newsletter a classic dish beloved by CBPI: Chicken Adobo. Chicken Adobo is a type of Filipino chicken stew. Chicken pieces are marinated in soy sauce and spices, pan-fried, and stewed until tender. The dish gained popularity because of its delicious taste and ease in preparation.

  • Combine chicken, soy sauce, and garlic in a large bowl. Mix well. Marinate the chicken for at least 1 hour. Note: the longer the time, the better
  • Heat a cooking pot. Pour cooking oil.
  • When the oil is hot enough, pan-fry the marinated chicken for 2 minutes per side.
  • Pour-in the remaining marinade, including garlic. Add water. Bring to a boil
  • Add dried bay leaves and whole peppercorn. Simmer for 30 minutes or until the chicken gets 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!
  • 2 lbs chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 3 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 8 tablespoons soy sauce 
  • 4 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt optional
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorn