Grandmas' Chicken Adobo

Donna McCartney


I remember the aroma of this recipe when I was a little girl. It would draw me to the kitchen to see my grandma cook. I just couldn't wait to eat. I recently got my grandmas' recipe. I was so excited that I made this dish right away, and the aroma brought me back to my childhood. I hope you enjoy this flavorful dish.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
1 Hr


  • 3 pkg
    chicken (drummets)
  • 2 lb
    chicken thighs about 6
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 8 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 tsp
    peppercorns, whole black
  • 4 slice
    ginger (about 1/2: thick) crushed
  • 6 large
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 stick
  • 3 small
    bay leaves, dried
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make Grandmas' Chicken Adobo


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, add chicken, cover, and allow to marinate overnight. Stir fry chicken in 1 Tbl Olive oil until brown, add liquid, bring to boil until it thickens. Take out bay leaf. Serve with jasmine rice.

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About Grandmas' Chicken Adobo

Course/Dish: Chicken
Hashtags: #filipino #adobo

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