Chicken adobo is one of those classic Filippino recipes everyone should try at least once. The blend of sweet, sour and tangy flavors makes this comforting dish highly addictive. Surprisingly, it's very easy to make!
If you are wondering how to make an authentic Filipino chicken adobo recipe we invite you to check out this easy recipe and cooking tips. You'll love the results!
What is chicken adobo?
Filippino cuisine has many recipes for adobo-style meats. The method involves marinating the protein in a tasty mixture of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and black pepper. Afterward the protein is seared then braised in the marinade. Adobo is served accompanied with rice.
Considering that the Philippines is made up of more than 7,000 islands it is natural to find variations in "authentic" chicken adobo recipes. The following video tutorial includes an in-depth look at the ingredients and the cooking method that yields the best chicken adobo recipe.
This particular version calls for annato but it's an optional ingredient. If you can't find coconut vinegar, use whatever vinegar you have on hand, whether it be white vinegar or apple cider vinegar.
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