Citrus Chicken Adobo

Adobo is a common Filipino dish typically made from meat or chicken, the basic ingredients added are soy sauce, vinegar, crushed garlic, bay leaf, and black peppercorns. It is very simple and requires just a handful of ingredients. A good tasting adobo depends upon the delicate balance of all the ingredients, like other dishes there are many variations in the combination of ingredients as well as the cooking process. If you are adventurous, you can add some ingredients to add more taste to the basic.

500 g chicken, sliced
juice of 2 lemons
1 small can pineapple sliced with syrup
4 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. oyster sauce
1 tsp. white sugar
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. whole peppercorns
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp. melted butter
1/2 cup chicken broth
8 pcs. quail eggs, boiled and peeled

1. Heat butter in a skillet, stir fry the chicken until brown then add garlic, stir.
2. Add pineapple syrup and chicken broth. Simmer for 5 minutes then add peppercorns, bay leaf, soy sauce and lemon juice. Allow to boil.
3. Add the white sugar, oyster sauce, pineapple sliced and the quail eggs. Simmer for 2 minutes. Turn off heat and serve.


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