Chicken Adobo

  • Yield: 6-8 servings


4-5pounds chicken thighs, drumsticks or both
1/2cup white vinegar
1/2cup soy sauce
5cloves garlic
1teaspoon peppercorns
3leaves bay leaves


  1. Brown the chicken in a pan (using vegetable oil or whatever type of oil you prefer.)
  2. Remove chicken and combine all ingredients in a large pot.
  3. Bring to boil, then lower heat.
  4. Cover and let simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Uncover and simmer until sauce is reduced and thickened and chicken is tender & fully cooked.  
  6. Cooking times vary with cuts of chicken used. You can also put it in a crock-pot.
  7. Serve with steamed rice.  Options include making it with pork, chicken & pork; adding potatos, carrots & onions.