Adobong Manok Recipe


How to make a delicious Chicken Adobo or Adobong Manok Filipino-style. Check out this easy Chicken Adobo or Adobong Manok recipe by my Kumareng Rechel of Molo, Iloilo City. Super easy to make yet packed with flavours using basic ingredients that you may already have in your pantry and fridge. This Ilonggo-style Chicken Adobo recipe is a little spicy from using finger chilies. Don't like it spicy? Just skip the finger chilies. 

Give this delicious Chicken Adobo Filipino-style or Adobong Manok recipe a try. Make sure to cook extra rice as you will be needing it. This 2 lbs Chicken Adobo recipe is good for 4-6 people, depending the appetite. Check the Chicken Adobo easy to follow cooking video below. Follow Casa Baluarte Recipes on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest for more delicious home-cooking recipes and easy to follow cooking videos. Don't forget to check related recipes below. Click on name links below the pictures to see complete recipes.  

  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6-8 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 lbs chicken parts
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water 
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 pieces bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper or to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoon brown sugar or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • salt as needed
  • 6-8 pieces finger chilies (optional)

  1. Using a wide pan, heat and add cooking oil. Add onions and cook until soft for about a minute or less. Add garlic and allow to cook until fragrant for about a minute. Add chicken parts and stir to combine. Allow chicken to cook until lightly browned for about 5 minutes while stirring occasionally. 
  2. Add vinegar and bring into a quick boil without stirring. Add water, soy sauce, bay leaves, ground pepper and sugar. Bring into a quick boil and stir to combine. Add oyster sauce and stir well. Lower heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes until chicken are cooked through and sauce is reduced. Taste to see if salt and more sugar is needed. Adjust taste accordingly. 
  3. Add chili peppers and gently stir to combine. Allow to cook for few minutes. Remove pan from heat, transfer in a serving plate and serve with steamed rice. Enjoy! 

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