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How to Cook Adobong Manok sa Gata

Adobong manok sa gata is a very simple recipe and the only difference of this dish to the chicken adobo is it doesn't contain soy sauce and added with coconut milk.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: adobong manok sa gata
Calories: 256kcal


  • 3/4 kilo chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. patis
  • 1 tsp. whole black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • siling labuyo and long green chili pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil


How to Cook Adobong Manok sa Gata

  • Cut the chicken into serving pieces. Putin a mixing bowl and add patis and ground black pepper.
  • Mix until the chicken is well coated with patis and pepper.
  • Heat cooking oil in a pan and stir fry the chicken until brown. Move the chicken on the side of the pan and add the garlic.
  • Stir the fry the garlic until brown. Then add vinegar, water, bay leaves, black peppercorns, patis and sugar.
  • Cover then bring to boil and simmer in medium low heat for 15 to 20 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
  • Add the coconut milk and bring to a boil. Simmer for 3 minutes or until the sauce is slightly thick.
  • Add the siling labuyo and long green chilies and cook for half a minute then serve hot with cooked rice.