Chicken Adobo

chicken adobo
Inspired by a famous Filipino dish - There are so many variations (they are all fantastic!) but this is how I do mine!
  • 600g chicken thigh fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 6 large cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • ½  cup soy sauce
  • ½  cup plain white vinegar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 heaped tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 spring onion, sliced 
  • 1 chilli, sliced (optional)
  • Rice to serve
  • Steamed vegetables and sliced cucumber to serve 
  1. Place chicken, garlic, soy sauce, white vinegar, bay leaves and pepper in a bowl. If time permits, allow to marinate for 30 minutes (or up to 24 hours).
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat and add the chicken, reserving the marinade. Cook the chicken for 2-4 minutes until it starts to brown. 
  3. Add the remaining marinade, the sugar and ½ cup of water. Cook for 8-12 minutes, stirring occasionally until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened and caramelised.
  4. Sprinkle with sliced spring onion and chilli. Serve with rice, steamed vegetables and sliced cucumber. 

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