Chicken Adobo

5 from 5 votes
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 52 kcal


  • 1 kg Boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 kg Seasoned salt
  • 1 kg Sweet paprika powder
  • 1 kg Oil
  • 30 g Fresh ginger
  • 2 small Onions
  • 4 Garlic cloves
  • 100 ml Soy sauce sweet
  • 100 ml Rice wine vinegar
  • 200 ml Water
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 4 Cloves
  • Telly cherry pepper
  • Food starch


  • Season the chicken with seasoned salt and paprika powder, fry in hot oil in a roasting pan and remove from the roasting pan. Peel the onions, garlic and ginger, cut the onions into wedges and finely grate the garlic and ginger. Then fry the onions, garlic and ginger in the chicken fat, then deglaze with soy sauce, vinegar and water. Add the bay leaves and cloves and add the chicken! Briefly boil without a lid.
  • Then put the lid on and cook on low heat for about 20-30 minutes! Meanwhile, e.g. prepare rice!
  • Then take the chicken out of the sauce, dissolve the starch with water and thicken the sauce with it! Season well with pepper! If you like, add chilli to it! 🙂 Serve with e.g. rice!


Serving: 100gCalories: 52kcalCarbohydrates: 5.8gProtein: 3gFat: 1.4g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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