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Chicken adobo cooked with olive oil

Chicken adobo cooked with olive oil

Chicken adobo with olive oil.

Adobo is a popular Filipino dish made from pork meat or chicken meat. This is tasty and delicious, and a perfect match to your warm rice during meal time.

There are many ways to cook adobo, some marinate it first with vinegar, soy sauce and other ingredients before cooking. You can even add pineapple, potato slices, and bay leaves to make it more delectable. The flavor, smell and the enhanced taste of this recipe is very inviting and exciting to eat with the whole family.

This recipe is different because it is not marinated, and there is no added vinegar compared to the usual way of cooking the adobo recipe. This recipe used olive oil, it’s one of the most recognized edible oil that can give a lot of health benefits to our body.

According to our health food source, some health benefits of chicken meat and olive oil are as follows:

Health benefits of chicken meat:

  • It contains little fats and lots of protein, amino acids, selenium, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, magnesium.
  • Contains phosphorus and calcium that keeps your bones healthy.
  • Lots of trace minerals which improves immunity etc.

Health benefits of olive oil:

  • Contains large amounts of anti-oxidants, phytosterols and vitamins.
  • It helps lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol in the blood.
  • It helps to prevent coronary artery disease and strokes.
  • Has anti-inflammatory properties
  • Rich in vitamin E and vitamin K

Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects in our body. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.


  • 1/2 kg chicken meat
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp seasoning mix powder
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 to 3 cups water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • garlic and onion


  • Wash your hands before cooking and prepare the needed ingredients and materials.
  • In a medium heat using a frying pan, add olive oil then saute garlic and onion.
  • Add the chicken meat, black pepper, seasoning mix and water.
  • Cover the frying pan and let boil for 30 minutes or until the chicken is soft and tender.
  • After that pour the soy sauce and add the brown sugar.
  • Cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Serve with rice!

Something to note: “Eating food with the whole family is one way to promote your bonding moments together, it creates a happy environment, healthy lifestyle, positive thoughts about life and a helpful way to achieve an overall health”.

Remember: To make a healthier recipe, read food labels and choose to consider healthy ingredient-alternatives.

Thank you for reading this post, and hope you like this simple recipe! If you have any comments or something to share regarding this topic, please don’t hesitate to leave it in the comment section…

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