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Chicken Adobo (Filipino)

OBSESSED with chicken adobo


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OBSESSED with chicken adobo

suse | May 13, 2009 01:29 PM

I've been rather obsessed with this dish recently and have watched endless youtube videos and looked at recipes. It does seem that everyone has a different version. I've come up with my own version by combining ideas from others. I would like to know if this qualifies as somewhat authentic or have my slight modifications turned it into something else. I saw one guy using honey, which gave me the idea but it's certainly not very common in the recipes I've found.

8-10 chicken thighs
1/3 cup white vinegar
2/3 cup soy sauce
1 huge onion, chopped
about 8-10 garlic cloves, chopped
bay leaves
black pepper
2 Tbl. honey

1. Brown the thighs
2. Add the remaining ingredients except pepper and honey
3. Cover and cook 30 minutes
4. Uncover, flip chicken, add honey and pepper and cook another 20 minutes
5. skim off fat
6. serve with white rice

I've read about not stirring after adding the vinegar. What's up with that?
Made it with peppercorns the first time around, but made it too hard to eat.
Some people like to fry the chicken at the end, but I've gone the easy route.
My guys love this dish.

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