Coconut Chicken Adobo

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Adobo is a Filipino style of cooking that uses a lot of garlic and vinegar. Make a great tasting sauce.


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4 Hr
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 2/3 c
    rice vinegar
  • 1 can(s)
    coconut milk
  • 1/4 c
    soy sauce
  • 8 clove
    garlic smashed
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
    inch piece of turmeric or ginger peeled and sliced
  • 4
    birds eye red chilies smashed
  • 1
    whole chicken cut into 8 pieces
  • ·
    fresh rice noodles for serving

How to Make Coconut Chicken Adobo


  1. Mix the rice vinegar, coconut milk, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, turmeric, bay leaves and red chilies together in a large bowl. Add the chicken and coat well. Let marinate at least 3 hours or overnight
  2. Transfer the chicken and marinade in a large deep saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove the chicken and stain the sauce discarding any solids. Bring sauce to a boil and reduce to thicken. Serve over rice noodles with sauce

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About Coconut Chicken Adobo

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

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