How to Make Adobo Manok at Baboy or Stewed Chicken Pork in Vinegar and Soy Sauce

How to Make Adobo Manok at Baboy or Stewed Chicken Pork in Vinegar and Soy Sauce
Adobo Manok at Baboy: A Filipino Culinary Classic of Harmony Recipe

Adobo Manok at Baboy, a beloved Filipino dish, epitomizes the harmonious fusion of flavors and traditions in Filipino cuisine. This dish, known as "Stewed Chicken and Pork in Vinegar and Soy Sauce," is a culinary masterpiece that showcases the essence of Filipino comfort food.

In this delightful dish, chicken and pork pieces are marinated in a symphony of flavors - soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, and peppercorns. The result is a tantalizing balance of savory, tangy, and aromatic sensations. As the meats simmer in this medley of flavors, they absorb the essence of the marinade, becoming tender and deeply flavorful.

Adobo Manok at Baboy is not just a meal; it's a celebration of tradition and family. It's the dish that often graces Filipino gatherings, from simple Sunday lunches to festive occasions. It embodies the warmth of Filipino hospitality and the joy of shared meals.

The versatility of this dish is another facet of its charm. It can be adjusted to suit individual tastes, with variations that incorporate ingredients like potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, or coconut milk, adding delightful dimensions to the classic recipe.

As you savor Adobo Manok at Baboy, you embark on a journey into the heart of Filipino culinary heritage, experiencing the intricate balance of flavors that define the Filipino kitchen. It's a culinary treasure that unites generations, cultures, and palates, showcasing the universal love for food and the beauty of cultural diversity through the art of cooking.

Adobo Manok at Baboy or Stewed Chicken Pork in Vinegar and Soy Sauce Recipe by Kulinarya

Ingredients: Serve 6
  • 500g pork belly ( liempo)
  • 500g chicken parts as preferred(legs and thighs)
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • ½ tbsp black peppercorns
  • ½ cup vinegar (cane, palm, or white)
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Enough water to cover meat

  • Slice pork into 1 x ½ inch pieces. Leave skin on.
  • Crush and peel the garlic.
  • Crack the black peppercorns.
How to Make Adobo Manok at Baboy or Stewed Chicken Pork in Vinegar and Soy Sauce

  • In a pot, combine the crushed garlic and cracked peppercorns with the vinegar, soy sauce, and bay leaves.
  • Add pork chicken, and water.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes over medium heat until chicken is cooked.
  • Remove chicken from mixture. Set aside.
  • Continue simmering until the pork is tender. Oil will be rendered from the pork fat. Remove about 2/3 of the fat from the sauce. Reserve the sauce in the pot.
  • In another heated pan, add oil or some of the rendered pork fat. Add 3-4 cloves or crushed garlic, then fry the pork until golden brown. Remove the pork and set aside.
  • Add the chicken pieces and fry until golden brown, remove excess oil
  • With a little water deglaze the pan and add the liquid to the reserve sauce in the pot.
  • Just when ready to serve.
  • Return the pork and chicken to the pot.
  • Reheat adobo mixture. Gently toss cooked meats. Serve. Hot. End.

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