Adobong Manok Recipe – Chicken Adobo Recipe

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Awesome Dish! Filipino Adobong Manok Recipe

This Adobong Manok Recipe or Chicken Adobo Recipe, often known as “Adobong Manok,” is generally acknowledged as the Philippines’ national dish. Adobo comes from the Spanish term adobar, which means “to marinate.” The cooking method involves braising meat in a sauce. This made up of vinegar, soy sauce, peppercorns, and garlic. Native Filipinos used vinegar and salt to preserve food in the tropical climate of the Philippines.

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There are many different types of adobo, and each region has its own specialty. Adobo can be cooked with the main ingredients of fish, squid, green beans, and even eggplant, in addition to chicken and pork.

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Adobong Manok Recipe – Chicken Adobo Recipe

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 45 min Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 6 Calories: 1773
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This recipe is the best quick and easy way to cook chicken adobo, although we recommend marinating the chicken meat for a more flavorful flavor. Soy sauce, seasonings, and chicken pieces are cooked till tender. This rich and tasty dish is best served with warm rice.



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  1. In a pan, preheat cooking oil and sauté slices of onion and minced garlic. Add the mixed cut chicken. Season with ¾ tsp. salt, ½ tsp. pepper powder, 3 tbsp. soy sauce and 1 tbsp. peppercorns. Mix well.

  2. Add water and dried bay leaves. Simmer for at least 20 minutes over low heat.

  3. Stir and add 2 tbsp. cooking oil, 2 tbsp. soy sauce, 2-3 tbsp. vinegar and seasoning granules and sugar. Stir well.

  4. Simmer until the soup thickens slightly.

  5. Serve and enjoy eating. It is best to eat it with warm rice.

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Nutrition Facts

Servings 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1773kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42.2g65%
Saturated Fat 0.7g4%
Cholesterol 960mg320%
Sodium 1858mg78%
Potassium 5606mg161%
Total Carbohydrate 4.3g2%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g2%
Sugars 1.1g
Protein 319.1g639%

Calcium 7 mg
Iron 33 mg
Vitamin D 5 IU

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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