Adobo Chicken

adobo chicken - the sam livecast

Oh my god! This is so good it could easily be the national dish of the Philippines (and Sam the Cooking Guy)


  • 2 pounds chicken thighs
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 bay leaves


  1. Combine soy, vinegar, pepper, brown sugar, garlic and bay leaves in the bottom of a large pot.
  2. Place chicken skin side down in pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Immediately turn down to a simmer and cover with lid
  4. After 30 minutes, remove lid and turn chicken over and simmer for an additional 20 – 30 minutes
  5. Serve with steamed rice