Chicken Asado or adobong Chicken Recipe

Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo



  • 2 lbs chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 2 large potatoes,
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup cooking oil


  1. Rub the chicken with salt and pepper and let stand for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Heat a frying pan then pour-in the cooking oil and Pan Fry the chicken. Set aside.
  3. Heat a cooking pot or wok then put-in the butter.
  4. When the butter is hot enough, add the onions and sauté until the texture becomes soft.
  5. Add-in the bay leaves and cook for a minute.
  6. Pour-in the tomato sauce and bring to a boil.
  7. Add the soy sauce and lemon juice then stir to ensure that the mixture is properly distributed and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  8. Add the pan-fried chicken and simmer for 10 minutes.
  9. Place the potatoes in and continue to simmer for 7 to 12 minutes.
  10. Turn off the heat then transfer to a serving plate and serve.
  11. Share and enjoy!
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