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Recipe: Chicken or Pork Adobo

Pacific Islands, Philippines
45 minutes



This is a popular dish among Filipinos and also to local backpackers. 

Materials & Procedures


  1. 1 kilo of pork or chicken
  2. 1 c of vinegar
  3. ¾ c soy sauce
  4. ¼ tsp. peppercorn
  5. 1 clove garlic
  6. Cooking oil


  1. Mix all ingredients in a pan and allow to boil.
  2. Simmer over low fire until the meat is tender.
  3. Remove remaining sauce from the pan.
  4. Add a little cooking oil and fry the meat until it turns golden brown.
  5. Return sauce to pan and simmer for two or more minutes.
  6. Remove from fire and let it cool.
  7. Serve with rice.

About the Author

Edmund Villasis

Edmund served as a Peace Corps Training Coordinator in the Philippines.

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