Adobong Manok sa Gata (Coconut Milk Chicken Adobo)

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Not your usual adobo, the coconut milk in this chicken dish makes it more flavorful, helps to thicken the sauce and gives it a rich velvety texture.

This is delicious, I hope that you will enjoy the tender chicken pieces simmered in a tangy sauce made from soy sauce, vinegar & coconut milk

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10 Min
55 Min
Stove Top


1 lb. chicken, cut into serving pieces
1/3 cup white vinegar
2 to 3 tbsp. soy sauce
2 tbsp. crushed garlic
salt to taste
1/4 tsp. pepper (or 1 tsp. peppercorn)
3/4 cup coconut milk
chili pepper
1 tbsp. oil

How to Make Adobong Manok sa Gata (Coconut Milk Chicken Adobo)


  • 1In a deep skillet, brown chicken in oil.
  • 2Combine vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, salt (to taste) and pepper (or peppercorn).

    Stir to blend and then add into the brown chicken.
  • 3Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and allow simmering uncovered for about 10 minutes.

    If the sauce is reduced add about 1/2 cup water.
  • 4Cover and continue simmering until chicken is tender. Pour coconut milk and add the chili pepper.
  • 5Cook for another few more minutes to thicken the sauce.
  • 6Remove from heat. Transfer into a serving dish.
  • 7Serve hot.

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About Adobong Manok sa Gata (Coconut Milk Chicken Adobo)

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Filipino