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Savory Chicken Drumstick Adobo

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Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 20 min Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 4
Calories 271
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

Chicken adobo is made with a fantastic combination of chicken, garlic, ginger, onions, and and incredible combination of spices. 

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  • 8 drumsticks
  • 5 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1 thumb size ginger, chopped
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 spring onion for garnish
  1. Add some oil to a pan, place the chicken in, and fry it until brown.

  2. Put the garlic, ginger, and onion in and fry until fragrant.

  3. Pour in the soy sauce, vinegar, and water. Follow this by the sugar, bay leave, and pepper. Bring it to a boil.

  4. Reduce the heat and allow it to simmer for about 20 minutes. Turn the chicken every now and then.

  5. Serve over steaming hot rice, garnish with the green onions and enjoy your chicken adobo.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2

Servings 5

Amount Per Serving
Calories 207
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15.01g24%
Sodium 7.34mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 0.65g1%
Protein 30g60%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

Keywords: adobo, chicken adobo, asian recipe, filipino food, chicken
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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