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Adobong Dilaw Recipe (Yellow Adobo)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. pork sliced
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 small yellow onion minced
  • 1 knob turmeric sliced
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 4 dried bay leaves
  • 1 piece pork or beef cube or 2 teaspoons beef powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated white sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons peppercorn
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat the cooking oil in a cooking pot.
  • Put-in the garlic and then cook until the color turns light brown.
  • Add the onion. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Put-in the sliced turmeric, peppercorn, and bay leaves. Cook for 10 to 15 seconds.
  • Add the pork slices. Cook while stirring once in a while until the pork turns light brown (about 5 minutes).
  • Put-in the pork or beef cube (or powder) and the pour-in the water. Let boil.
  • Cover the pot and then simmer for 30 to 45 minutes (add additional water as necessary).
  • Pour-in the vinegar. Allow the liquid to re-boil.
  • Stir and then add the sugar. Cook for a minute more.
  • Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g