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adobo chicken

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Sweet an sour chicken in a Phillpino way

yield 2 -4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For adobo chicken

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 4
    bone in chicken thighs
  • 1 lg
    onion chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    each soy sauce and water
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 c
    cooked long grain rice
  • cilantro minced for garnish

How To Make adobo chicken

  • 1
    Place a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the oil and get it hot. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Add to the oil skin side down. Cook until the skin is golden brown. Turn and cook until browned on the other side. about 5 minutes per side. Remove chicken to a plate and set aside.
  • 2
    Add the onions and garli to the pan. Cook until the onions are translucent. Return the chicken to the pan skin side up.
  • 3
    Add the soy sauce, water, vinegar, honey and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover and cook 12 minutes. Remove lid and cook another 20 minutes until the sauce has thickened and the chicken is no longer pink.
  • 4
    Serve over rice and garnish wtih cilantro

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