Chicken and Pork Adobo

Posted on April 26, 2015


My personal recipe for Chicken and Pork Adobo. If you want to know what Filipino food is all about, try out this one :)

Ann's Filipino Food Diary

Another iconic Filipino dish is the Chicken and Pork Adobo. When the word has its Spanish origins, it is very different from what it means in Spain than what it means to a Filipino. In Spain, the word comes from “Adobar” which means “soaking raw meat in a marinade to enhance the flavour”. Ask any Filipino and they would give you an entirely different explanation which would be mostly that it is a dish that is cooked in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, bay leaf and peppercorns. While there are different spins to this dish from the countries oh-so-many regions, what is common is that every Filipino embraces it as the unofficial national dish, finding comfort at its flavours and taste.


Even if I am here in Toronto for a while now, it is still a dish that I have regularly. I normally cook it in a big batch and save…

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