Alaskan Adobo

A classic Filipino dish adapted to Alaskan taste. Unique spicy flavor.


All ingredients are approximations:
1-2 pounds chicken
1 cup soy sauce
1 cup vinegar [white or cider]
3/4 cup sugar or to taste
1/3 cup pickling spice


Wrap pickling spice in cheesecloth or a screen type tea ball can be used.

Mix liquids and sugar in an appropriate sized pot until sugar is dissolved.

Bring to a boil. Add chicken and spice ball, cover and turn down heat to low/medium and simmer for about 40 minutes or until tender.

Serve with rice.

Cooking & Recipes


serves 4

Preparation Method


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Our family loves adobo. My

Our family loves adobo. My filipino father in law makes it with a similar recipe that also has a clove of garlic in it. When it's finished cooking we remove the spice ball and chicken and add cornstarch to make a gravy to pour over your rice :)