August 7, 2016 by Dan
Chicken adobo has become one of our go-to dishes over the past few years. It’s a simple recipe that can be quickly whipped up on the stove top but is also an excellent use for our slow cooker.
In The Adobo Road Cookbook, Marvin Gapultos describes ‘adobo’ as “the Filipino method by which any meat, seafood, fruit, or vegetable is braised in a mixture containing vinegar, bay leaves, garlic, black pepper, and salt.” In most cases today the salt is provided by a soy sauce, which for us is tamari. Much to our delight adobo is an extremely flexible recipe that encourages variation and experimentation. That is, mistakes are generally tolerated and we can vary things up.
The following is our slow cooker version adapted from the Adobo Road Cookbook.
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March 23, 2012 by brett
A popular dim sum dish, hom sui gok’s savory interior is enveloped in a wrapper that is at once chewy and luscious on the inside, yet every so slightly crisped on the outside.
Hom sui gok’s paradoxical texture owes itself to glutinous rice flour. When fried, glutinous rice flour does not react the way most things do in hot oil; it does not get crispy and hard, but in fact softens and stays moist. The minor but important addition of corn starch provides the contrasting, every so slightly crisp exterior (more…)
Category dim sum, side dish, snacks | Tags: chicken,dairy-free,egg-free,fish-free,gluten-free,nut-free,peanut-free,sesame-free,treenut-free | No Comments
March 19, 2012 by brett
Kelaguen can be made with other protein sources, but chicken seems to be the favorite at the various fiestas, barbecues, and parties I’ve attended. Traditionally, the chicken is barbecued first, but to save time, I boil the chicken and then brown it in a dry skillet to achieve a similar effect. I picked up this tip from Annie, a great chef by all accounts and a member of our gracious “host” family in Saipan. (more…)
Category main dish, Recipes, side dish | Tags: chamorro,chicken,corn-free,dairy-free,egg-free,fish-free,gluten-free,lemon,nut-free,peanut-free,sesame-free,shellfish-free,soy-free,treenut-free | No Comments
September 25, 2006 by brett
A family favorite, this no-salt-added dish is especially good for people who don’t have much time to cook, don’t want to hunt for unusual ingredients, must watch their salt intake, or all of the above. You basically put the chicken pieces in a pan, add three marinade ingredients on top, and put the whole thing in the oven. That’s it! (more…)
Category easy, main dish, Recipes | Tags: chicken,corn-free,dairy-free,egg-free,fish-free,gluten-free,lemon,nut-free,peanut-free,sesame-free,shellfish-free,soy-free,treenut-free | No Comments