Chicken and Pork Adobo Recipe

This is a classic adobo recipe that you need to master.

This Pinoy adobo dish is a classic: chicken and pork is simmered in a soy sauce-vinegar mixture resulting in a medley of savory flavors.


Chicken and Pork Adobo Recipe

Roselle Miranda
This is a classic adobo recipe that you need to master.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6


Chicken and Pork Adobo Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup Oil
  • 1/2 kilo chicken legs about 8 pieces
  • 1/2 kilo Pork belly cubed
  • 1/2 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1 1/4 Cup white vinegar
  • 2 laurel leaves
  • 1 1/2 Cup water
  • 1 head Garlic cloves separated
  • ground black pepper to taste


  • In a pressure cooker over medium heat, heat oil. Add and brown chicken and pork pieces in batches.
  • Return all the meat, including any juices, back into the pot. Add remaining ingredients. Increase heat to high, and bring to a boil. Cover and lock lid, lowering heat to low. Simmer 30 minutes or until pork is tender.
  • Release pressure before unlocking and removing lid. Simmer sauce until thickened. Serve with steamed rice. Recipe originally published in the April 2017 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines.
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