Filipino Chicken Adobo

Looking for a traditional Filipino dish full of flavour that is easy to make? Give this recipe a go.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine filipino
Servings 6 people (up to)


  • cutting board
  • paring knife
  • Large sauce pan with lid
  • frying pan


Chicken Adobo Ingredients

  • 1 whole Chicken undress and cut into 13 pieces (or buy a large pack of skinless thighs (based upon number of servings))
  • 4 cloves garlic pealed, cubed
  • 1 red onion pealed and quartered
  • 1 thumb-sized fresh ginger pealed, sliced
  • 1 tbsp pepper corn or crushed black pepper
  • 1/3 C + 2 tbsp white vinegar mix with balsamic for enhanced flavour
  • 1/3 C soy sauce
  • 4 bay leaves (optional
  • 1 chilli (optional) sliced/add whole
  • 1 small bag baby new potatoes cleaned. keep whole and no need to peal

Gulay (vegetable)

  • 1 bag green beans (add extra if needed)
  • 1/2 red onion quartered
  • 2 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce or oyster sauce
  • dash black pepper to taste
  • dash coconut or olive oil ensure it is cooking oil


  • 1 C cooked rice per person brown rice for healthiest option, but white rice is a must with this dish. If you are using white rice, do not over-eat. Follow instructions on packet.


Keyword adobo, chicken