Adobo Chicken Recipe

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Adobo Chicken



Sometimes I see this dish called Chicken Adobo,sometimes Adobo Chicken,either way it is delicious. Serve with garlic rice or plain white rice.

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8 whole chicken legs (about 4 pounds), cut into drumstick and thigh sections
1 1/2 c distilled white vinegar
3 garlic cloves
2 bay leaves
1/2 tablespoon whole black peppercorns,crushed lightly
1 c water
3/4 c soy sauce
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
chopped scallions,for garnish


1In a large kettle combine the chicken, vinegar,
garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, and 1 cup water,
bring the mixture to a boil, and simmer it, covered,
for 20 minutes. Add the soy sauce and simmer the
mixture, covered, for 20 minutes. Transfer the chicken
with tongs to a plate and boil the liquid for 10
minutes, or until it is reduced to about 1 cup. Let
the sauce cool, remove the bay leaves, and skim the
fat from the surface.
In a large skillet heat the oil over high heat until
it is hot but not smoking and in it saute the chicken,
patted dry, in batches, turning it, for 5 minutes, or
until it is browned well. Transfer the chicken to a
rimmed platter, pour the sauce over the chicken.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken