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Chicken Adobo sa Gata

This is a recipe for chicken adobo with coconut milk (Chicken Adobo sa Gata)
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1 head garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon crushed peppercorn
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 5 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 5 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Combine chicken, soy sauce, half of the crushed garlic, and crushed peppercorn in a bowl. Mix well. Marinate the chicken for 20 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Once the oil is hot enough, saute the remaining garlic until it turns light brown.
  • Add the chicken (including all the marinade ingredients) and dried bay leaves. Cook until the chicken browns.
  • Pour vinegar into the pot. Let boil. Stir and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Pour the coconut milk. Let boil. Cover and simmer until the chicken becomes tender. Note: you can continue cooking until the sauce reduces to your desired consistency.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g