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
- 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.
- After heating, saute chopped garlic into the frying pan until it turned brown. Add sliced onions then the marinated chicken parts.
- Cover the pan and simmer for 3-5 minutes.
- Add vinegar, brown sugar, ¼ cup water and laurel leaves; Mix and cover again.
- Wait until the chicken becomes tender.
- Note: Stir and cook for 10 minutes.
- Turn the heat off, serve and enjoy.