Chicken Adobo

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken, Rice
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6
Calories: 685kcal
The Filipino people have a very simple and unfettered view of food. That doesn't mean that it's plain, far from it. It's very easy to prepare, just a few clean, whole ingredients, and yet, tremendously flavorful. You see, when you take a very basic and simple approach to food preparation, you learn how to get the most from each and every ingredient. This recipe is no exception.
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Ingredients

  • 4 lbs. chicken thighs bone in, skin on
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • ½ cup premium soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp. black peppercorns
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 bunch scallions sliced thinly, for garnish.
  • Steamed white rice for serving

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium high heat.
  • Place the chicken thighs, skin-side down, into the pan and cook until the skin is golden and crispy.
  • Turn the chicken over and add the remaining ingredients.
  • Reduce the heat to medium low, cover, and simmer for an hour, or until the chicken comes off the bone easily.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan, and increase the heat to medium high, bringing the liquid in the pan to a boil.
  • Remove the bones and skin from the chicken and discard.
  • Shred the chicken into small chunks with two forks or by hand, and return it to the pan once the sauce has thickened.
  • Stir to coat evenly, garnish with green onions, and serve with steamed rice.

Notes

The Filipino people have a very simple and unfettered view of food. That doesn't mean that it's
plain, far from it. It's very easy to prepare, just a few clean, whole ingredients, and yet,
tremendously flavorful. You see, when you take a very basic and simple approach to food
preparation, you learn how to get the most from each and every ingredient. This recipe is no
exception.

Nutrition

Calories: 685kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 296mg | Sodium: 1335mg | Potassium: 680mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 256IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 3mg