Chicken Adobo Spicy

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Chicken Adobo is a mark dish of a Filipino culture. It is tart, pungent, sweet, and hot. “Adobo” signifies preparing which individuals generally add vinegar and soy sauce to pork/chicken. This is begun from about sixteenth – seventeenth century when the Philippines was under the Spanish government. However, a few sources accentuate that Filipino as of now cook adobo before Spaniards attack Philippines.

Spicy Chicken Adobo Recipe


  • 1 whole Chicken (cut into parts)
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 whole garlic (chopped)
  • 2tbsp Olive Oil/ cooking oil
  • 1tsp iodized salt
  • 2tbsp brown sugar
  • 1tsp black pepper
  • 1/2cup vinegar
  • 2bay leaves
  • 1 chopped red onion
  • 1 ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ cup water

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Marinate the sliced chicken with soy sauce, black pepper and salt into the bowl for 20-30mins. (This process is to tenderize and give savory taste to the chicken). Set aside.
    Note: While you are waiting for step 2 to be finished, heat pan add olive oil.
  2. After heating, saute chopped garlic into the frying pan until it turned brown. Add sliced onions then the marinated chicken parts.
  3. Cover the pan and simmer for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Add vinegar, brown sugar, ¼ cup water and laurel leaves; Mix and cover again.
  5. Wait until the chicken becomes tender.
  6. Note: Stir and cook for 10 minutes.
  7. Turn the heat off, serve and enjoy.
Spicy Chicken Adobo

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