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5 from 2 votes

Chicken Adobo Recipe

Cuisine: Filipino
Author: Joy


  • kg chicken thigh- bone-in and skin on
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup distilled vinegar
  • 1 can / 355 ml ginger ale or sprite
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 4 bay leaf
  • 5 garlic cloves – smashed


  • Arrange the chicken thighs in a pot and add the rest of the ingredients. Make sure that the chicken is well covered with cooking liquid. Bring to boil over high heat, put back the lid on keeping it ajar, and lower the heat to simmer for 30- 40 minutes until the liquid reduced to a thicker consistency and the fat glisten on top.


Add more extra salt, soy sauce, sugar and or vinegar if needed. Serve with steamed rice and vegetables.