Chicken Adobo


This Filipino chicken adobo recipe is easy to make with marinated chicken thighs seared then simmered in a flavorful brown sauce, huge on flavor.



– Add the chicken to a large bowl. Whisk together the marinade ingredients, then pour over the chicken. Cover and marinate the chicken.


– Heat oil in a large pan or skillet. – Remove each piece of chicken from the marinade, letting excess marinade drip back into the bowl. Reserve the marinade. – Sear the chicken in the hot pan. Remove the chicken and set onto a plate. Set aside.


– Heat oil in the hot pan and add the onion and peppers (if using). Cook to soften. – Add the garlic, cook, stirring. – Add the reserved marinade, water, brown sugar and bay leaves Stir.


– Tuck the chicken into the pan and sauce. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce thickens to a syrupy glaze. 


– Serve with rice and garnish.




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