Hawaiian Chicken Adobo

Lucy Apostol


The term "adobo" is a Spanish word meaning sauce or marinade. This dish is the ultimate chicken adobo with hawaiian chunks. Great with steaming white rice for dinner.

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2 lb
cut up chicken
1 small
small garlic head, minced
medium sized onions, diced
1/2 c
dark soy sauce
dried bay leaves
4 Tbsp
vegetable cooking oil
salt and pepper, to taste
1 c
4 Tbsp
brown or white sugar
small size can pineapple chunks


1In medium heat, saute onions and garlic in oil until onions become clear. Do not burn garlic.
2Add cut up chicken to sauteed onions and garlic together with soy sauce, bay leaves and sugar. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
3Cook on medium heat covered for 25 minutes. Turn chicken once in a while to cook evenly.
4Add pineapple juice and simmer until chicken becomes tender. Cover. Cook for about 15 minutes.
5Add vinegar and cook uncovered for 10 minutes more. Finally, add pineapple chunks. Let it simmer for 5 minutes, then remove from heat.
6Serve this chicken dish with steaming hot white rice.

About Hawaiian Chicken Adobo

Course/Dish: Chicken