When you think about Filipino dishes the first would come into your mind would be Adobo. Adobo is cooked usually in soy sauce and vinegar with the addition of garlic, peppercorn, and dried bay leaves. It can be pork, beef, chicken, and even goat can be the main ingredient that is used to cook adobo. You can also use fish, seafood and other vegetables.
We have gathered some of the best types of Adobo recipes.
This is the base recipe for all recipes. There are various ways of cooking it, but for the simple ones, you just need to mix all the ingredients in the pot. The Pork, a little oil, Onion, Garlic, Pork, bay leaves, Soy sauce, and vinegar. Add Salt and peppercorn to taste, wait for to boil and when the pork is tender then it’s all set.
This one is a delicious adobo dish. It is one of the commonly served dishes if you cant think of any dish to cook then go for this.
You can use pork chops, it is yummy and best to eat ith steam-rice.
If you are craving for seafood you can make use of Galunggong (blue mackerel scad), for some provinces this dish is very common, since fish can easily be found and sold in an affordable price.
Yes, you can make adobo using peanut, this may not be the main course but serves as a snack. Legumes are best with this. Add some Red Chili (Siling Labuyo) if you want it a little bit spicy.
This gives a little heat with your tastebuds, they say that adding a little bit of chili in your food will increase your appetite.
Pork with Boiled Eggs
I remember when we are having a field trip my mom will usually cook this kind, it is some kind of special because it has steam eggs (quail or chicken eggs). Makes it yummier.
This recipe is usually served with beer. A little spice on its tastes does the drink, some people like it because there’s the sucking part which is enjoyable while eating plus the delicious taste of the marinate.
A simple dish that can turn into different dishes, this recipe is a must-try.
For budget-friendly and if you are also a vegan, then this one is for you. Instead of using meat, you can use Kangkong (Water Spinach).
One of my favorites, you just need to take note of the tenderness of the squid. Best served with hot white steamed rice.
Haven’t really tried it, but they say it’s more flavorful. I bet cooking goat’s meat will take some time.
You can cook it in many ways that you want. You can also add some potatoes in some of those recipes. It is a simple dish even kids can learn how to and also that’s why more households in the Philippines usually cook this dish.
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