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Adobo: The Best Filipino Recipe Ever

Updated on May 5, 2015

Ideally for the whole family...

Adobo isĀ one of my favorite dishes that my mom used to cook for us every now and then. It is truly a delightful meal for the whole family because of its complete course of ingredients and nutrition value. Its affordable and easy to do especially when you are running out of ideas on what's next on your list of family meals. Plus, experience the impeccable taste of traditional Filipino authentic recipes.

The Top Five Reasons Adobo is the Best Filipino-Recipe

  • because it's authentic and one of a kind.
  • because it's ideally for the whole family.
  • because it's easy and simple to do.
  • because it tastes delicious and healthy.
  • because it is one of my favorite Filipino food.

Adobo Book on the Spotlight!

THE ADOBO BOOK: TRADITIONAL & JAZZED-UP RECIPES - Philippine Book
THE ADOBO BOOK: TRADITIONAL & JAZZED-UP RECIPES - Philippine Book

Most of the recipes in this book are adobo-inspired cooked in a different twists. The authors uses individual styles of recipe but still decided to keep the the practicality, grace and traditional uniqueness of Adobo. A must have book for every food enthusiasts out there!

 

Majority of Filipino household considered Adobo as one of their favorite dishes to serve in all kinds of occasions. It is basically known as the "Philippines national dish." Almost anything can be cooked as Adobo style like fish, beef, shellfish with vegetables and the most common are the pork and the chicken. The style of cooking ranges from different kinds of variety and twist but still remains the basic elements of taste of pork or the chicken in sauce of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and peppercorns. You truly shouldn't miss this one....

Ingredients:

3 pounds chicken thighs, cut into serving pieces

1/2 cup white vinegar

1/2 cup soy sauce

1/4 teaspoon peppercorns, crushed

1 teaspoon brown sugar

5 garlic cloves, crushed

3 bay leaves

Salt to taste

Combine all ingredients in a pan, cover, and allow to marinate one to three hours. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Uncover the pan and allow to simmer for an additional 15 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated and the chicken is lightly brown. Serve with white rice.

Serves: 4 to 6

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American Adobo
American Adobo

We respect the individual styles of the authors of these recipes and decided to keep the grace, practicality, stubbornness, romance, uniqueness, & tradition of them all by not subjecting these to standardized recipe methods. Somehow adobos lose their magic taste when its put in a very correct recipe form. Most of the recipes in this books are freestyle and personally owned. The lively texture of the recipes will show it. (Authors Note)

 
Salsas y Adobos (Spanish Edition)
Salsas y Adobos (Spanish Edition)

We respect the individual styles of the authors of these recipes and decided to keep the grace, practicality, stubbornness, romance, uniqueness, & tradition of them all by not subjecting these to standardized recipe methods. Somehow adobos lose their magic taste when its put in a very correct recipe form. Most of the recipes in this books are freestyle and personally owned. The lively texture of the recipes will show it. (Authors Note)

 


Adobo: The Best Filipino Recipe Ever by Naiza Oclares is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.
Based on a work at best.filipino-recipe.ever.com.

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      Fabien 

      3 years ago

      Welcome and Thanks for joining us.I think Adobo is the most coommn and popular pinoy food that you can cook in so many ways.Btw, I lived in NC for 8 months back in 2001-2002, my husband is originally from Fayeteville,NC but we live in Ohio.Nice to meet you. :)

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      Bigwas 

      4 years ago from Philippines

      seems really delicious, i will try it

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      jlshernandez 

      5 years ago

      This looks like an easy recipe that I am going to try.

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      ChroniclesofaWa 

      5 years ago

      Adobo is indeed the best Filipino recipe. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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      pinoyrecipe 

      5 years ago

      i knew how to cook adobo and it's one of my favorites

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      cmanning08 

      5 years ago

      My favorite!

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      Rosyel Sawali 

      6 years ago from Manila Philippines

      Mmm adobo.. truly a fave Filipino dish ^_^

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      desa999 lm 

      6 years ago

      Yes looking forward to trying it.

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      David Gardner 

      6 years ago from San Francisco Bay Area, California

      Yup. Gotta love adobo! Yummy. I'm glad I live with someone who is very good at making it. ;-) Congrats on a Squidoo masterpiece!

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      yes indeed, I'd be happy to try this anytime.

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      YHONG04 

      6 years ago

      Commonly recipe heard, but definitely you love and hook the taste....

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      Northwestphotos 

      6 years ago

      I love adobo! Great lens! Thanks!

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      nickone 

      6 years ago

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      ivanpabz 

      7 years ago

      nice

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      ValarieMiller 

      7 years ago

      hands down! this is my goto comfort good. My mom made this all the time!

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      blanckj 

      7 years ago

      Looks yummy. I'd try it. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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      dawngibson lm 

      7 years ago

      This looks pretty good. I want to try it.

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      nickone 

      7 years ago

      love to eat adobo very good dish ..my whole family love adobo SEO Services Company

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      till now dont eat adobo but love to eat soon and hoping get a million dollar taste from adobo SEO Services Company

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      till now dont eat adobo but love to eat soon and hoping get a million dollar taste from adobo SEO Services Company

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      AnongLans LM 

      7 years ago

      I love adobo. I like it quite saucy so that i can wet my rice with it. Sweet pork adobo hits the sweet spot. Yummy.

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      garyrh1 

      7 years ago

      Yep. With the right amount of vinegar to soy sauce ratio, adobo is delicious.

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      jomarbobet 

      7 years ago

      Very nice lens! One of my favorite food has been and will always be Chicken and Pork Adobo! Awesome video about chicken adobo cooking lessons!

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      jmddheeraj 

      7 years ago

      i heard of this dish before..this is very good dish i love to eat. i book Flights to Manila to go manila and can eat this dish

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      jmddheeraj 

      7 years ago

      i heard of this dish before..this is very good dish i love to eat. i book Flights to Manila to go manila and can eat this dish

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      oztoo lm 

      7 years ago

      Sounds good. I've got to give this a try. I want to make it for my Phillippine daughter in law.

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      cannedguds lm 

      7 years ago

      Great lens! I've also made a lens about a Filipino dish called "Adobong Manok"! Hope you can pay it a little visit!

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      CoolFoto 

      8 years ago

      Sounds good!

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      Yes adobo is sooo good, but this video was soooo bad... lol Im not a filipino but was married to one, and i picked up alot of the language.... wow, this was bad... why was a white boy trying to do a "how to" video in a another language, cool to cook ethnic food but why are you also speaking their language, and poorly? Got to admit it was very funny to look watch! lol

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      andreaberrios lm 

      9 years ago

      This is new to me... I thought when you said adobo you were talking about the seasoning powder we use in Puerto Rico, adobo Goya hahaha. This is great and it looks yummy!

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      eatfoodrecipe 

      9 years ago

      hehe! it is indeed yummy.. i am still in the making of my blog..

      eatfoodrecipe.blogspot.com

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      anonymous 

      9 years ago

      Adobo Thaa BEST !

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      DreamsFulfilled 

      9 years ago

      My kids' favorite!

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      gbenton789 

      9 years ago

      Everyone loves adobo ! You've inspired me to cook up a batch for the week! Great Lens - You know every filipino cook will have to look up these recipes to make sure their's is the best - Me too! : ) Have you seen the movie?

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      eccles1 

      10 years ago

      Everything looks good too !!

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      Ruth Coffee 

      10 years ago from Zionsville, Indiana

      Your recipe sounds very tasty!

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      Feiyie LM 

      10 years ago

      Adoboooooooooo please! :)

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      LeslieBrenner 

      10 years ago

      Yum, adobo sounds delicious!

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      FilipinaKisses 

      10 years ago

      I love Adobo.. always!

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      splendidbaker lm 

      10 years ago

      Been looking for a good adobo recipe forever. Will try this, looks yummy!!! Thanks!

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      Delia 

      10 years ago

      great recipe! love the taste..thanks for sharing 5*s

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