Philippines - Adobong Hipon - Shrimp Adobo
Adobo is a popular cooking process in Philippine cuisine that involves meat, seafood, or vegetables marinated in a sauce of vinegar, soy sauce and garlic, browned in oil, and simmered in the marinade.
It has sometimes been considered the unofficial national dish of the Philippines. Adodo has a very long shelf-life due to one of its primary ingredients, vinegar, which inhibits the growth of bacteria.
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- 2 cups shrimp (hipon), peeled and cleaned
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 3 tbsp vinegar
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1/4 tsp powdered pepper
- 3 tbsp cooking oil
- salt to taste
1Saute garlic, then add soy sauce, vinegar, pepper and salt.
2Bring to a boil then add shrimp. Simmer until done.
3Serve the Shrimp Adobo with steamed white rice.