Careys Chicken Adobo

3 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

This is My very own recipe and although you will find many " ADOBO" recipes that originate from the philipines/ hawiian culture * not mexican*, this has a twist to it compared to all the others . theres a great unique balance with all the ingredients and it can best be described like a cross hybrid of both sweet and sour and teriyaki.. the clove and bay leaf do stand out.


100 chicken thighs; 2 per person
6 cups White vinegar
6 cups Soy sauce
2 tablespoons Coarse ground pepper
2 cups Brown sugar
1 cup Garlic cloves; minced
10 each Bay leaf
2 each Onions; large chop
2 each Lemons; cut in half
1 tablespoon Whole clove
1 cup Canola oil

Original recipe makes 50



1. In a large mixxing bowl/ pan whisk all ingredients except chicken together and make sure they are well blended

ensure that the lemons have been cut in half and you squeeze all the lemon juice out and throw the lemons in with it.

2. Add chicken pieces to it and cover well and marinate about 3 - 6 hours.

3. Pull chicken out and place on oiled sheet pan and bake 3/4 of the way off.

4. Place the marinade and everything in it in a stock pot and bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

3. Uncover the pan and allow to simmer for an additional 10 minutes, slightly thicken it if neccasary with corn starch and water.

4. Strain the sauce, place the chicken in deep pan or cassarole type dish and cover generously with the sauce and cover and baste additional hour.

** Serves well over bed of white rice and peas**


You can use any part of the chicken but the thighs and legs have the best flavor.

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pdxbodyworx 6y ago

[I made edits to this recipe.]
pdxbodyworx 7y ago

[I made edits to this recipe.]
pdxbodyworx 7y ago

You can use any part of the chicken but the thighs and legs have the best flavor. [I posted this recipe.]
pdxbodyworx 7y ago

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