25 Reviews

This is very much like a recipie I clipped from a magazine years ago. It was lost in a move several years later. Yes, I know, I should have put it on a card in my box. It is now. I'm thrilled to have it back. DH loves it, DD has negative comments every time I fix it. It's O.K. She gets sausage and eggs when we have it. I fix this usually once a week. I stock up on pork shoulder when it's on sale, but chicken is delicious too. I serve it with fruit salad and steamed rice with cilantro.

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Countrywife January 20, 2003

Took a little longer than what the recipe said. The time probably will drop some with familiarity with the recipe though. It was good and filling and reminded me of some of the dishes that I had when I was in the Phillipines while in the U.S. Marine Corps. I missed the food, the people, and the customs. If you get the chance, visit the country. If you can't do that, enjoy the food. This would be an excellent first dish! Just count on about 15-20 more minutes than is listed for the first time.

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David Lord August 12, 2002

awesome.exact to filipino adobo.

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kale hokuloa August 19, 2002

Very Good! This was my first try at it, and it came out great! It wasn't hard at all. Being raised in a half filipino family - it tastes very much like my mom's recipe! Next time, I'll cook it for my mom too and see what she thinks of it. =) Note: Adobo is better with a sweet flavor, so I added brown sugar to mine as a variation and it worked out very well!

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Usako Yamakawa December 05, 2001

Variation, instead of vinegar use freshly squeezed lemon juice.

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Francesca Tabaranza February 12, 2001

I was disappointed with this. I felt the directions were a little vague, and the meat tasted bland to me. I added both the salt and potatoes. I browned the meat after cooking it. But, after cooking in water "to cover" the consistency was soup rather than "sauce," and the recipe didn't specify how to remedy this. It just wasn't what I was expecting.

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evewitch March 24, 2003

I just used this Chicken Adobo recipe tonight and wow 2 thumbs up! tasted exactly like my grandma's! yes, browning "raw" meat is a must for extra flavor, to the simmering pot you can also add a tsp. of patis (fish sauce) and a pinch of sugar adds balance. Thanks for the delicious recipe!

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Sharonda June 23, 2009

Very good thank you...

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Dee #8 November 05, 2008

This is a good and easy recipe. I marinated the chicken in the ingredients the night before and it came out tender and juicy. It is easy to make, I made with steamed rice, it turned out to be a very nice and filling meal.

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Viviane M November 02, 2008

This dish was delicous! I marinated the chicken in the sauce for 2 hours before cooking it. Oh yeah, and i only added an inch of water in my Dutch Oven first. I cooked it for a total of 50 minutes. Everyone ate it up! I did not add the potatoes, b/c we served it over rice. Nor did i brown the chicken at all. It was tender and delicous!

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Faithberry78 September 10, 2008
Filipino Chicken Adobo