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PASTA Con ADOBO :Cooking A Delightful Pasta

Updated on April 17, 2010


These past few weeks, I feel the need of learning to cook for preparation for some  future stages to take in my life.  My fiancée and me are planning to marry sometime next year or in near future. But I feel I am not yet prepared for I still lack cooking skills to satisfy his appetite.

One day I passed by “BOOKSALE” (where second hand books are sold) and a past issue of a cooking magazine caught my attention. I readily bought the magazine  and I found this attractive, yummy delicacy, “Pasta Con Adobo”. It is a delightful easy-to-cook recipe that can be prepared for snacks during weekends.


1/3 Kilo chicken meat

6 Tablespoons chopped garlic

1 ½ cup all purpose cream

1/3 cup soy sauce

½ cup vinegar

1 cup water

½ Tablespoon pepper

½ Tablespoon sugar

1/3 cup butter

1/3 cup cheese

½ Tablespoon salt

500 grams penne pasta

PROCEDURE ONE: Cooking Adobo

(1)   Mix 1/3 kilo chicken with ½ cup vinegar, 1/3 cup soy sauce, 1 cup water, 2  

Tablespoons chopped garlic, ½ Tablespoon pepper, ½ Tablespoon sugar in

a boiling pot.

        (2)  Cook until chicken is tender after boiling. Set aside after it is cooked.

(3)    Separate chicken meat from the sauce. Shred it into small pieces then set it aside.

Don’t throw sauce , set it  aside it is called “adobo sauce”.

      PROCEDURE TWO :  Cooking With Pasta

(1)   Boil 500 milligrams penne pasta until tender.

(2)   Saute garlic and shredded chicken meat  in a 1/3 cup butter until crisp and brown.

(3)   Then pour 1 cup adobo sauce into sauted garlic and shredded chicken . Pour also

1 ½ cup all purpose cream. Heat it.

(4)   Add 500 grams cooked penne pasta. Shred it with cheese when it is already    


This serving is good for 5 to 8 persons.

Hope you will find this pasta recipe delightful to your taste. Happy Cooking..


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      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 7 years ago from Manila

      Hi Dave Mathews thanks for a visit. Regards.

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      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 7 years ago from Manila

      Hi DeBorrah K. Ogans it is nice to hear from you again. Thank you for praying for my upcoming marriage. I will try to visit some of your hubs on marriage. Thank you for gracing this hub. Best regards.

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      Dave Mathews 7 years ago from NORTH YORK,ONTARIO,CANADA

      sounds nice cristina. Thanks!


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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Cristina, This looks tasty!

      My prayers are with you on your upcoming marriage... Please see some of my articles on marriage let me know what you think?

      Thank you for sharing, In His love, peace & Blessings!