Saturday, May 10, 2008

Pinoy Chicken Adobo

May 10, 2008

Photo Shot at 17:18

Being a part of the Que Family, as I have said before, I do know how to cook well! But when it comes to Adobo, I put my hands down to my yeya! My yeya has been my nanny since I was born. She is from Bicol that's why she cooks so great! Until now, she still cooks our food here at our house!

The photo above is a dish called adobo! I was about to post it here fresh from the pan but I would like to tell you guys sorry for I ate my dinner right after the shot due to its tempting aroma! Adobo is usually eaten with rice! If you're a Filipino, you are really telling a lie if you say you haven't even tasted this yet! I took the shot right in where it was cooked to give you all the idea on what to use in cooking this dish.

It is cooked by sauteing garlic, onion to cooking oil. ( I use olive oil for more exquisite taste and to bring out the real pleasant flavor of garlic) Then as the onion becomes transparent, add a generous amount of Soy Sauce and then the chicken or pork. You must also add water to equalize the flavor! Then before you bring it to boil, add peppercorns and bay leaf (in Filipino, Laurel leaves).

One very important reminder, NEVER STIR IT UNTIL IT COMES TO BOIL! Or else the natural flavor of the vinegar, which you will add on the time of boiling will be fought by the other flavors! That's how I cook MY Adobo! Well, there are other recipes on the net for adobo that you can try out there wherever on earth you might be!


Abraham Lincoln said...

I must confess your description of Adobo sounds better than it looks in the picture.

marley said...

I agree with Abraham! It sounds like it tastes good but I'm sorry to say it looks a bit brown! thanks for sharing this with us, I'd never heard of it before.

mirage2g said...

Hmmm...I'll try it with the olive oil nga! Welcome to City Daily Photo! Thanks, di na ko mahomesick pag visit ko blog mo...