ADOBONG MANOK ILOCANO RECIPE always cooked with laya and lasona or ginger and garlic in province of Ilocos Sur.
Chicken, cuts – 1 whole
Ginger, sliced and crush – ½ in
Garlic, crushed – 5 cloves
Red Onions, diced – 1 small
Peppercorn kernels – at least 10 pcs
Soy Sauce – 9 tbsp
Cane Vinegar – 9 tbsp
Bay Leaves – 3 pcs
MSG – 1 small sachet
Water – enough to cover the whole chicken
*Layer all the ingredients in a pot. Chicken first, then top it with the ginger, garlic, onions, *peppercorns, and bay leaves. Cook under low fire. Stirring occasionally until the juices and oils of the *chicken comes out.
*Add the water, soy sauce, vinegar, and the rest of the ingredients. Bring to a boil under low heat.
*Cook the chicken under low fire until most of the liquids have have dissipated leaving only the oil.
*Let the chicken fry in its own fat under very low fire.