Easy Moe’s Adobo Chicken Recipe At Home

Moe’s Adobo Chicken Recipe is easy to make, tastes great, and is nutritious for you. Furthermore, it can be made in one pot or by using a slow cooker.

There are many ways to make this dish, and the choice is up to you. It is great for a luncheon or hang out with your family and guests.

What Is Moe’s Adobo Chicken?

Moe’s Adobo Chicken is a Filipino culinary dish that includes chicken pieces and adobo sauce. It is often served with garlic rice and fried plantain or boiled yam on the side.

Moes Chicken Adobo Recipe

Prepare Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of chicken thighs or drumsticks
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 8 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 chilies of jalapenos sliced (divided)
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 bay leaves

Step By Step Instructions

Step-1: Add the canola oil to a heavy-bottomed pan.

Step-2: Add the chicken pieces, and stir until brown all over.

Step-3: Add all remaining ingredients to the pan and mix well; bring to a boil.

Step-4: Cover and simmer in medium heat for approximately 45 minutes or so until the meat is tender.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving (1 serving):

  • Calories 188
  • Total fat 4g
  • Saturated fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 29mg
  • Sodium 1162mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
  • Dietary fiber 1g
  • Sugars 21g
  • Protein 9g

What Does Chicken Adobo Taste Like?

It tastes like a delicious sweet and spicy combination. This dish is quite popular in the Philippines. Furthermore, it is served at their many famous chain restaurants, including Moes Chicken Adobo Recipe.

It has evoked a lot of interest among its supporters, who enjoy the combination of sweet, salty, and spicy flavors. In addition, those who do not prefer to eat spicy food can decrease or increase the number of chili peppers used to suit their taste.

Moe's Adobo Chicken Recipe
Moe’s Adobo Chicken Recipe

Is Adobo Chicken From Moes Spicy?

The answer to whether the adobo chicken is spicy or not is the same as other barbecue-inspired chicken. The type of chilies used in its preparation determines its level of spiciness. It is made with sweet Spanish rice, which removes some of the chilies’ smokiness.

Moreover, there are fewer chilies used so it will not be too hot for those who do not prefer hot food as long as they have a tolerance for it.

What Should I Serve With Chicken Adobo?

Serve with boiled yam or sliced ripe plantains. Serve with rice, and vegetable side dishes are always welcome. It can be served at its best when accompanied by a fried dish and a glass of iced tea or cold beer.

To make this dish even more delicious, you can add some freshly ground pepper and salt to the sauce.

What Should I Serve With Chicken Adobo

Are Adobo Chicken Good For You?

Adobo chicken is a healthy dish that provides many significant vitamins and minerals, such as the B-complex group of vitamins. It also contains moderate amounts of protein, calcium, iron, copper, and zinc, which are essential for a healthy body and brain.

Are They Good For Lunch Box?

Including this dish in your child’s lunchbox is a good idea. It is a healthy, nutritious meal that can be livened up the flavor with spices to suit your children’s taste.

Is It Suitable For A Home Party?

Adobo chicken can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator or freezer until the time of the party. One advantage of having adobo chicken at home is that you can use it as a quick meal option when you are short on time.


This recipe provides a complete Filipino home-cooking experience while making perfect Adobo Chicken. Although it might be a little trickier than other recipes, the result is sure to please your family and friends! Be sure to include this recipe in your regular meal rotation.

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