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How to Cook Chicken Adobo with Soda Crackers

The recipe here is a very simple chicken adobo but the only difference is adding it with soda crackers and soda lime softdrinks like 7-Up or Sprite.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: adobong manok na pula, chicken adobo, soda crackers
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 256kcal
Author: Manny


  • 3/4 to 1 kilo chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup 7-Up or Sprite softdrinks
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 3 pcs bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. granulated seasoning optional
  • 1 small pack soda crackers onion and chives flavor
  • 2 pcs siling haba sliced thinly
  • fried garlic for garnishing


How to Cook Chicken Adobo with Soda Crackers

  • Cut the chicken into serving pieces and set aside. Pound and crush the soda crackers until it becomes like a Japanese or Panko bread crumbs.
  • In a deep pan or wok, heat 2Tbsp. of cooking oil and saute garlic and onion until soft.
  • Add the chicken and stir fry until the the skin is slightly brown and the fat renders from the chicken.
  • Add soy sauce, vinegar, ground black pepper and bay leaves. Bring to a boil and do not stir. Simmer for 10 minutes and cover.
  • After 10 minutes, add the 7-Up or Sprite softdrinks. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
  • Add in half the sliced siling haba and the crushed soda crackers. Stir until the soda crackers is well mixed with the sauce and becomes thick.
  • Turn off heat and serve in a serving plate. Garnish with sliced siling haba and fried garlic.