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EZ Chicken Adobo: My Chicken Adobo

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This is my first Filipino food recipe here on because a friend of mine noticed that I didn't have any on my channel yet! It is pretty much a standard chicken adobo recipe with a couple of little extras. I hope you enjoy it!
  Garlic head 1 , roughly chopped
  Brown onion 1 , sliced and caramelized
  Chicken thighs and legs 2 Pound, brined
  Canola oil/Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Sliced ginger 3 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Sushi rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (pearled, cooked as per packet instructions)
For sauce
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (any kind Rice, white, or apple cider.)
  Black pepper 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, lightly cracked
  Bay leaves 3
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)

1. In a pan, heat little oil and saute the onion slices until light brown in colour , remove and set aside.
2. In a pot put together all the ingredients for adobo sauce and bring it to a boil.
3. Lower the heat, add in the little bit of ½ teaspoon ginger and ½ teaspoon garlic, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
4. In a pan, heat oil and saute remaining garlic and ginger for about 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
5. Add in the chicken skin side down, paprika, salt and pepper, stir and allow to brown light.
6. Put in the caramelized onions, and stream in the prepared sauce, cover with foil and allow to simmer for 30 minutes on low heat.

7. Serve hot with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 365 Calories from Fat 60

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.3%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 113.3 mg37.8%

Sodium 1098.4 mg45.8%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.23 g0.9%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 31 g62.1%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 0.29%

Calcium 0.6% Iron 2.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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