Two Ways of Cooking Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo is one of the mostly recognized authentic Filipino foods.  For a simple version, a simple blend of garlic, soy sauce and vinegar is enough to make the dish tasteful and a perfect match for freshly cooked rice.

Try these 2 methods:

Cooking in a Slow Cooker

 Ingredients                                                                                  

1 kg chicken, cut into pieces                                            1/3 cup soy sauce

3 pieces dried bay leaves                                                 1/4 cup white vinegar

6 cloves garlic, minced or crushed                                  1 tablespoon ground black pepper

1 tablespoon brown sugar                                                1/2 cup water

 

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a bowl.  Place in a slow cooker and cook for 6 hours or until chicken is tender.

Serve.

 

Cooking In a Pan

Ingredients

1 kg chicken, cut into serving pieces                               6 cloves garlic, crushed

3 pieces dried bay leaves                                                 1 tablespoon sugar

1/3 cup soy sauce                                                                        peppercorn

¼ cup white vinegar                                                         2 cups water

¼ cup cooking oil

Directions        

In a large bowl, combine the soy sauce and garlic.  Mix together with the chicken, then, marinade for at least an hour.

Heat the pan and add the cooking oil. Once the oil is hot enough, put the marinated chicken and cook until lightly tender.  Remove the excess oil.

Pour the remaining marinade into the pan and add water.  Add the black pepper, bay leaves, and vinegar.  Let them boil.

Add sugar, then, mix and simmer until the chicken is completely cooked.

Serve hot.