Adobo Sauce Recipe

This adobo sauce is great with both roast meats and stir-fried veggies!

You can pair this adobo sauce with almost anything. Roast chicken, lechon kawali, and even steamed, stir-fried, or blanched vegetables!

Adobo Sauce Recipe

Rachelle Santos
This adobo sauce is great with both roast meats and stir-fried veggies!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Sauces, Spreads, Dip
Cuisine Filipino
Servings around 1/2 cup


Adobo Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup coconut vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 1 head Garlic cloves separated and crushed
  • 1 Cup pork broth reserved
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 1 tablespoon water
  • crispy garlic chips


  • Boil cane or coconut vinegar, soy sauce, black peppercorns, bay leaves, garlic, and reserved pork broth in a saucepan. Do not stir. Lower heat and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes or until sauce has reduced by a third.
  • For a thicker sauce, add cornstarch dissolved in water; whisk until thickened. Discard bay leaves. Place on a platter and top with lechon kawali. Sprinkle with crispy garlic chips, if desired.
Keyword dipping sauce, sawsawan
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