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Chicken Adobo (Traditional Filipino Dish)

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Chicken Adobo is the national dish of the Philipines. Sweet and sour taste goes great with rice!!! For sure, many Japanese love this taste and so does my darling :D
Ingredients
  Chicken drumstick 12
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), sliced
  Bay leaves 2
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rice vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 200 Gram (cut in wedges)
  Cracked black pepper To Taste
  Steamed rice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Remove excess fat from the chicken pieces if desired. Prick the chicken with a fork to let the seasonings penetrate.
2. Cut onion in wedges.
3. In a large pot, add garlic, bay leaves, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, black pepper and the onions.
4. Add chicken drumsticks, cover and marinate the chicken for 1 hour. You can also choose to refrigerate the chicken in a ziplock bag.

MAKING
5. After an hour, place the pot on the stove.
6. Add 1/2 cup (100ml) water and bring to a boil.
7. Turn the heat down to low and cover with otoshi buta (drop-lid - you can use aluminum foil) and cook for 30 minutes. You can stir occasionally.
8. Uncover and simmer until sauce is reduced and slightly thickened.

SERVING
9. Serve the chicken with (or over) steamed rice and drizzle with the sauce. You can also serve it over noodles, pasta, bread, or mashed potatoes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Filipino
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
80 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
125 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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