A distinctly Filipino dish, adobo is a cooking process that keeps food from spoiling easily.

Time Allocation

Preparation Time:

50 minutes

Cooking Time:

60 minutes

  • 1 kilogram Chicken cut into 2" inch cubes

Pantry Staples
  • 0.25 cup Cooking Oil

  • 2 tablespoon Vinegar

  • 0.5 cup Soy Sauce

  • 3 cloves crushed Garlic

  • 1 liters Water

  • 0.5 tablespoon Sugar

  • 0 Salt and Whole Peppercorn

  • 3 pieces Dried Bay Leaves

How to Cook

1. Combine all ingredients for sauce in a pan and marinate the meat for 30 minutes.
2. Simmer the sauce and meat for 1 hours (1 – 3 hours for beef) or until the meat is tender.
3. Turn the heat off and stir in the vinegar.
4. Heat oil in a separate pan. Remove meat from sauce and fry until all sides have browned.
5. Put meat back in the sauce just before serving.