Chicken Adobo

Inspired by a famous Filipino dish - There are so many variations (they are all fantastic!) but this is how I do mine!
chicken adobo
Ingredients
  • 600g chicken thigh fillet cut into strips
  • 6 large cloves of garlic chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup light soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup plain white vinegar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 heaped tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp canola oil (or any cooking oil apart from olive oil)
  • Rice to serve
  • 1 spring onion chopped to sprinkle on top (optional)
  • Chilli to serve (optional)
  • Steamed vegetables and/or cut cucumber to serve
Method
  1. Place chicken, garlic, light soy sauce, white vinegar, bay leaves and pepper in a bowl. If you have time, leave for at least 30 mins to marinate (or even overnight if you can). I generally don’t have time and cook immediately and it’s still great!
  2. Heat oil in skillet on medium-high heat and then using tongs, drop in your chicken. Once the chicken is sealed, add the remaining marinade. Cook for 8 minutes, sauce will begin to thicken and caramelise. Add sugar. Cook for further 2 minutes.
  3. Serve on rice topped with spring onion and vegetables of your choice – I went with fresh cucumber and steamed broccoli.

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