Chicken & Pork Adobo
Every Filipino knows what adobo is. It could become our next representative dish. We’d even bet that almost all Filipinos know how to cook adobo. If you are learning how to cook it or are looking for ways how to make your adobo more authentic, here’s a simple recipe. And, don’t be afraid to experiment!
What You Need
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1 onion, peeled and thinly sliced
- 1 head of garlic, peeled and minced
- 700 grams pork shoulder or belly, cut into 2-inch cubes
- 700 grams chicken, cut into serving parts
- 1 cup vinegar
- ½ cup soy sauce
- 1 cup water
- 2 bay leaves
- salt and pepper to taste
What To Do
- Heat oil in a pot over medium heat. Sauté garlic and onions until garlic is slightly toasted and onions start to become translucent.
- Add the pork and cook until lightly brown. Then, add chicken and cook until lightly brown.
- Add the vinegar and bring to a boil. Do not cover the pot or stir it. Boil it for 3-5 minutes.
- Add soy sauce, water, and bay leaves. Boil for another 2-3 minutes uncovered.
- Lower heat and cover the pot and continue to simmer until meat is tender and the sauce has reduced. Season with salt and pepper according to preference.