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Easy Chicken Adobo Recipe

A simple way of preparing delicious Filipino chicken adobo.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: adobo recipes, adobong manok
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 661kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs chicken sliced into serving pieces
  • 1 piece Knorr Chicken Cube
  • 1 head garlic crushed
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons whole peppercorn
  • 5 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Combine chicken, 1/4 of the total amount of garlic, whole peppercorn, dried bay leaves, soy sauce, vinegar, and water in a cooking pot. Cover and let boil. Stir and make sure that all ingredients are well blended.
  • Add Knorr Chicken Cube and sugar. Stir. Cover the pot and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Turn the chicken over and cook the opposite side for another 10 minutes. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a clean pan. Saute remaining garlic until it turns light brown.
  • Pan fry the chicken for 1 minute per side. Pour the adobo sauce into the pan. Boil until it reduces to half.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with warm rice.


Calories: 661kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 170mg | Sodium: 1910mg | Potassium: 536mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 4mg