Adobong Dilaw (Yellow Adobo) Recipe

Adobong dilaw has a touch of good-for-you turmeric.

Adobong dilaw, or yellow adobo, has a touch of turmeric. Turn to this weeknight favorite again and again for a wholesome meal! 

Adobong Dilaw (Yellow Adobo) Recipe

Trinka Gonzales
Adobong dilaw has a touch of good-for-you turmeric.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 to 6


Adobong Dilaw (Yellow Adobo) Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 1-inch knob turmeric (luyang dilaw) minced or grated
  • 1 head Garlic peeled and minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 1 kilo Beef (use brisket or short ribs), cut into chunks
  • 1/2 Cup white vinegar
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat cooking oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Sauté turmeric , garlic, and whole peppercorns for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add beef brisket or short ribs; cook for 10 minutes. Add white vinegar, water, and sugar; simmer for 45 minutes or until beef is tender. Add beef stock, a little at a time, if mixture dries out. Season with salt.
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