Thursday, November 20, 2008

Adobong Manok sa Gata

Adobo is a Spanish word which means seasoning or marinade. It can be a general term of marinated dishes. This recipe is very common and popular dish here in the Philippines reason maybe it is considered as the Philippine National Food.

Adobo has a different versions of cooking available nationwide. It can be pork adobo, chicken adobo or a combination of this two. The dish originated from the northern part of the Philippines. It has been developed commercially and adapted to other foods.

Adobong Manok sa Gata (Chicken Adobo In Coconut Milk) is another version to the traditional Chicken Adobo. A freshly squeezed gata or coconut milk, hot chili pepper and sometimes some atsuete is added to give the dish some color.

Here are the ingredients of our chicken recipe, Adobong Manok sa Gata;

1 kilo chicken, cut into serving pieces
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup soy sauce
¼ teaspoon peppercorn
1 head garlic, minced
½ cup vinegar
1 cup thick coconut milk
2-3 pieces long green chili

This chicken recipe is so easy to cook. All you need to do is to combine the first 6 ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil then simmer until the chicken is tender. Add coconut milk and long green chili. Cook for about 5-10 minutes or until the sauce thickens, serve hot.

Still looking for other recipes for chicken? Try these chicken recipes available for you that you’ll surely love.
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1 comment:

Mommy Iris said...

yummy adobo! i cook adobo the visayan way :) the dry, oily yummy pork adobo. it's my ultimate comfort food.