Chicken Adobo - a sweet, sour & salty Filipino dish made with vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and pepper. Delicious, simple and cheap to make!
- 1 cup vinegar
- 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 6 large cloves garlic minced
- 4 bay leaves
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- pinch red pepper flakes
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- 3-4 pounds of bone-in chicken thighs
Combine vinegar, soy sauce, minced garlic, bay leaves, black pepper and red pepper in a 13x9 glass casserole dish or an appropriate sized container/bag.
Add chicken, turn to coat. Cover and marinade for at least at least 3-4 hours, up to overnight.
In a dutch oven or large saute pan, heat up oil over high heat and brown chicken, about 5 minutes each side.
Stir in marinade.
Cover, reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally and flipping chicken once or twice.
Uncover, increase to medium-high heat. Stir occasionally and flip chicken once or twice, continue to cook until sauce has thickened and reduced a bit, about 15 - 20 minutes.
Serve and enjoy : )