Filipino Chicken Adobo

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

The acidity of the vinegar and saltiness of the soy sauce typifies Filipino cuisine. Chicken adobo is the national dish of the Philippines.

Igredients:

  • 1 package of 4 chicken thighs—bone in and skin on
  • 1/3 cup of soy sauce
  • 1 Tsp sugar
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 Tsp of pepper corns
  • ½ cup of cider vinegar
  • 4 cloves of crushed garlic

Directions:

  1. Marinate chicken in soy sauce for several hours or over night.
  2. Heat skillet or deep heavy bottomed pot and add 2 tablespoons of light olive oil or cooking oil.
  3. Shake excess soy sauce off chicken and lay chicken in pot skin side down and brown. Flip and brown. About ten minutes.
  4. Remove chicken from pot and discard excess oil and melted chicken fat.
    Return chicken to pot.
  5. Add marinade and vinegar, dry ingredients, garlic, and a little water.
  6. Simmer covered for about 40 minutes.
  7. Remove lid and reduce sauce to desired thickness.
  8. Serve with rice.
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