Oysters in Adobo Sauce


Ingredients:
500 grams fresh oysters(talaba), cleaned and drained
3 tablespoons canola oil
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
12 pieces peppercorns
1/4 cup light soy sauce
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup water
1 green chili(siling haba), sliced
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and peppercorns.
2. Add oysters and vinegar then cook until almost dry and brownish.
3. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, pour soy sauce and water then bring to boil.
2. Add green chili and simmer until liquid is reduced.
3. Put back the oysters then adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Simmer for a minute then turn off the heat. Serve with steamed rice.

Adobong Tilapia

Filipino Style Recipe: adobong tilapia is another simple yet delicious dish. The fish cooked and simmered in a blend of soy sauce, vinegar, bay leaves, sugar, salt and peppercorns.

Ingredients:
2 medium-sized tilapia, slice into serving pieces
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 cup water
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, chopped
2 pieces bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
2 pieces green chili
sugar, salt and pepper to taste
3 tablespoons vegetable oil

Procedures:
1. In a pan, arrange half of garlic, onion and ginger.
2. Arrange tilapia then pour water, soy sauce, vinegar and vegetable oil.
3. Add remaining garlic, onion, ginger, bay leaves and peppercorns.
4. Bring to boil over medium heat then add green chili. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Continue cooking and simmer until the sauce almost absorbed.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve with steamed rice.

Adobong Sitaw at Tofu

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong sitaw at tofu is another variant of Filipino adobo. It consist of string beans and tofu braised in soy sauce, vinegar and spices.

Ingredients:
250 grams firm tofu, cut into serving pieces
1 bunch string beans(sitaw), cut into 2-inch lengths and ends discarded
1 head garlic, minced
1 medium onion, sliced
4 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons of vinegar
1/4 cup water
2 bay leaves
10 whole black pepper
1 tablespoon butter
sugar and salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, melt butter then fry tofu until light brown. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, add garlic and onion then saute until translucent.
2. Put back fried tofu then pour water, soy sauce, vinegar, bay leaf and pepper then simmer for 3 minutes.
3. Add string beans, stir and simmer for another 8-10 minutes or until string beans in tender.
4. Season with sugar and salt according to taste.
5. Transfer to serving bowl. Serve hot and enjoy!

Chicken Wings Adobo with Sweet Potato

Filipino Style Recipe: Chicken Wings Adobo with Sweet Potato is another variety of popular Filipino Adobo. This dish is similar to traditional chicken adobo with fried sweet potato.

Ingredients:
350 grams chicken wings, cut into serving pieces
3-4 pieces sweet potato(kamote), cut into wedges
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup vinegar
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
3 pieces green chili (siling haba)
2 tablespoons sugar
salt to taste
1/4 cup cooking oil
1-2 cups chicken broth

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine chicken, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, soy sauce and vinegar.
2. Marinate chicken for at least 30 minutes.
3. Drain garlic and chicken then reserve the sauce. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry sweet potato until light brown. Remove and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, fry marinated chicken for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Reduce oil to 1 tablespoon. Add ginger and garlic then fry until light brown.
3. Pour marinade and water then simmer for 20-30 minutes or until chicken is tender. Add more water if necessary.
4. Add fried sweet potato, sugar and green chili then adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl. Serve with steamed rice.

Chicken and Banana Adobo

Filipino Style Recipe: Chicken and Banana Adobo is another variety of popular Filipino Adobo. This dish is similar to traditional chicken adobo with fried banana.

Ingredients:
500 grams chicken, cut into serving pieces
3-4 pieces cardava banana (saba), cut into serving pieces
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup vinegar
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
2 tablespoons sugar
salt to taste
1/4 cup cooking oil
1-2 cups chicken broth

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine chicken, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, soy sauce and vinegar.
2. Marinate chicken for at least 30 minutes.
3. Drain garlic and chicken then reserve the sauce. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry banana until light brown. Remove and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, fry marinated chicken for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Reduce oil to 1 tablespoon. Add garlic then fry until light brown.
3. Pour marinade and water then simmer for 20-30 minutes or until chicken is tender. Add more water if necessary.
4. Add fried banana and sugar then adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl. Serve with steamed rice.

Pork Adobo with Sweet Pea Beans

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork Adobo with Sweet Pea Beans is another variety of Filipino pork adobo, we just add sweet pea beans (sitsaro) which gives a contrast color and crunchy texture.

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pork, cut in serving pieces
150 grams sweet pea beans, trimmed
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
6 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
2-3 pieces bay leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
salt to taste
1 cup water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine pork, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns and soy sauce. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. Simmer in a low heat for 40 minutes or until pork is tender. Add more water if necessary.
2. Pour vinegar and simmer for another 10 minutes then season with salt and sugar according to taste.
3. Simmer until the sauce thickens then add sweet pea beans.
4. cook for another 3 minutes then remove from heat.
5. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

Pork Adobo with Kangkong

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork Adobo with Kangkong is another variety of Filipino pork adobo, we just add water spinach (kangkong) which gives a contrast color and crunchy texture.

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pork, cut in serving pieces
a bunch of kangkong (water spinach), cut into serving pieces
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
6 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
2-3 pieces bay leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
salt to taste
1 cup water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine pork, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns and soy sauce. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. Simmer in a low heat for 40 minutes or until pork is tender. Add more water if necessary.
2. Pour vinegar and simmer for another 10 minutes then season with salt and sugar according to taste.
3. Simmer until the sauce thickens then add kangkong.
4. Wait for another minute then remove from heat.
5. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

Adobong Manok at Balunbalunan sa Gata

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong Manok at Balunbalunan sa Gata or Chicken and Giblets Adobo with Coconut Milk is another variety of popular Filipino adobo. This dish has a creamy and spicy flavor similar to Bicol Express.

Estimated time preparation and cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
200 grams balunbalunan (chicken giblets), cleaned
300 grams chicken, cut into serving pieces
6 cloves garlic, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, julienned
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 tablespoons cup vinegar
peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves
1 cup coconut milk
2 pieces green chili, chopped
3 pieces bird’s eye chili (labuyo), chopped
fish sauce and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and ginger
2. Add giblets and chicken then cover and simmer until tender. Add water if needed.
3. Add soy sauce, vinegar, peppercorns and bay leaves then simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Pour coconut milk and bring to boil. Keep stirring.
5. Add green and red chili. Adjust seasoning according to taste then simmer until thickens.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately together with steamed rice.

Adobong Bagnet with Pineapple

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong bagnet with pineapple is another variety Filipino adobo together with popular Ilocano delicacy “Bagnet”. Bagnet is a popular delicacy in Ilocos made from pork belly deep fried until crispy and blister on skin. Similar to usual adobo dish, bagnet cooked in a blend of garlic, soy sauce and vinegar. I also used oyster sauce and pineapple for salty and sweet flavorful taste.

Ingredients:
1/4 kilo bagnet, cut into serving pieces
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/8 cup vinegar
1 1/4 cup water
1/2 cup pineapple chunks
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
3 pieces laurel
1 teaspoon peppercorn
salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine oyster sauce, soy sauce, vinegar and oil. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat bagnet until start to render oil. Remove from pan and set aside.
2. In same pan, saute garlic and onion.
3. Pour oyster sauce mixture then bring to boil.
4. Add laurel and peppercorn then adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Add bagnet and pineapple then simmer until almost thick.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve with steamed rice.

Sweet Chicken Adobo

Filipino Style Recipe: Sweet Chicken Adobo is another variety of popular Filipino Adobo. This dish has sweet sauce compare to the traditional chicken adobo. The chicken marinated in sweet soy sauce, vinegar and other spices. Fry the chicken until golden brown then cooked in marinade until tender. Season with sugar according to taste.
Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marin
ating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 30 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
500 grams chicken, cut into serving pieces
1/2 cup sweet soy sauce
1/3 cup vinegar
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
2 tablespoons sugar
salt to taste
1/4 cup cooking oil
1-2 cups chicken broth

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine chicken, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, sweet soy sauce and vinegar.
2. Marinate chicken for at least 30 minutes.
3. Drain garlic and chicken then reserve the sauce. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil and fry marinated chicken for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Reduce oil to 1 tablespoon. Add garlic then fry until light brown.
3. Pour marinade and chicken broth then simmer for 20-30 minutes or until chicken is tender.
4. Add sugar then season with salt according to taste.
5. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl. Serve with steamed rice.