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Chicken Adobo (Adobong Mankok) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leanne Godsey
Added: Monday, December 1, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
chicken, white or dark meat
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 cup vinegar
2 cups cold water
2 T soy Sauce
1 clove garlic, minced (or not)
1 bay leaf (or not)
2 T cooking oil

Directions:
Directions:
Sprinkle salt and pepper on the chicken and set aside for 15 minute. Place in frying pan. Add vinegar, water, soy sauce, garlic and bay leaf. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce the heat to low and cover, simmer gently for about 30 minutes or until the liquid is almost gone. Add oil and fry the chicken pieces uncovered over high heat. Turn the pieces to brown on all sides. Serve hot. Works well with rice and use the drippings for a sauce on the rice.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Linda brought this home for me when Luzvie was with us. She had done a report on the Philippines and wanted Luzvie to have traditional food. Luz said it was sometimes made with dog meat so you can try that if you are brave and/or stupid!

 

 

 

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