Food from My Childhood – Chicken Adobo

This is my first Filipino recipe for Triple F (hee hee, I like nicknames), and how appropriate that it’s Chicken Adobo. Adobo has very few ingredients and the flavor strikes a fine balance of salty, sour, and a touch of sweet. Adobo is the national dish of the Philippines, but with that being said every family has their own recipe for adobo. Even my version of adobo is different from my mom’s version. This is due to the fact that my mom almost never measures when she cooks. This makes things complicated when I want to make a dish that I had growing up. It has been shown that my memory isn’t reliable when it comes to remembering recipes. So I called my mom to get the recipe from her. Continue reading