EZ Chicken Adobo: My Chicken Adobo Recipe Video

This is my first Filipino food recipe here on ifood.tv 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!


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 5 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main IngredientHealthy,


 Garlic head1 , roughly chopped
 Brown onion1 , sliced and caramelized
 Chicken thighs and legs2 Pound, brined
 Canola oil/Vegetable oil3 Tablespoon
 Sliced ginger3 Tablespoon
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Salt and pepper To Taste
 Sushi rice2 Cup (32 tbs) (pearled, cooked as per packet instructions)
For sauce
 Vinegar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (any kind Rice, white, or apple cider.)
 Black pepper1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, lightly cracked
 Bay leaves3
 Soy sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 448 Calories from Fat 112

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.4%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 113.3 mg

Sodium 1102.8 mg45.9%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 32 g64.4%

Vitamin A 7.2% Vitamin C 8.3%

Calcium 3.8% Iron 9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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.