Filipino Chicken and Pork Adobo

One of the perks of being married to a Filipino man is getting to taste all of the yummy Filipino foods! One of my all time favorite dishes that he makes is chicken and pork Adobo. This delicious dish is always at all of the family gatherings and get-togethers. It goes perfectly with rice and your favorite veggie dish. So finally, here’s is our yummy Ruiz family recipe of Filipino Chicken and Pork Adobo! Keep in mind we are a family of five and we LOVE left-overs! You can cut this recipe in half and make plenty for a family of four.

Filipino Chicken and Prok Adobo Recipe

3 lbs chicken drumsticks
2 lbs 3 oz pork center cut chops
Half of a medium onion
8 cloves garlic
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp whole black peppercorns
5 bay leaves
1/2 tbsp Worcester sauce
1 cup less sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp brown sugar
4 tbsp sugar cane vinegar




Rinse chicken and pork with water. Cut pork into bite size cubes and de-skin chicken. Cut 8 cloves of garlic and slightly crush with chopping knife. Chop up half an onion.







Cooking The Meat!

Start by making three cups of rice to serve as a side dish.

Heat up oil in large pan on low to medium heat. Brown garlic cloves, remove and place to the side.
Add chicken and pork to pan and lightly brown, then add peppercorn, bay leaves, Worcester sauce, and soy sauce. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes to soften meat. Stirring occasionally.
Remove lid, add brown sugar, sugar cane vinegar,garlic, and onions. Stir.
Cover for 2 additional minutes to soften onions.
(Add more water if meat is not tender enough for your liking, cover and simmer more.)





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  1. One of my favorite Filipino dishes, love this! Pinned 🙂 Visiting from Totally Terrific Tuesday.
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    1. It’s by far my favorite too. Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Looks delicious! Thank you for sharing your post with us at Totally Terrific Tuesday Link Party. If you haven’t linked up this week, be sure to stop by. The party is still going on! Enjoy the rest of your week!
    Christie ~ Sparkles of Sunshine
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      You are so welcome! Thanks for hosting the link party Christie 🙂

  3. YUM – that looks so good!!! Pinned it!

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