Filipino Chicken Adobo

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2012, America's Test Kitchen TV

Filipino adobo is a quick-cooking, pantry-ready braise with bold, tangy flavors and tender meat. We use a French technique to render off the chicken fat in our version of this classic Filipino dish.

SERVES 4

TIME 1¼ hours, plus 30 minutes marinating

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Adobo is the national dish of the Philippines, and chicken adobo is among the most popular of its countless variations. The dish consists of chicken simmered in a mixture of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, bay leaves, and black pepper. We decid...

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