Adobo sa Luyang Dilaw (Turmeric)

Adobo Sa Luyang Dilaw (Turmeric)


1 to 1/2 kg whole chicken cut into 12 pieces

6 cloves garlic, peeled

3 bay leaves

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

2 tsp peppercorns

2 tbsp turmeric powder

1 piece fresh turmeric about 2 inches in size

1 to 2 tsp salt

1 cup coconut milk

1 cup chicken broth

1 large red bell pepper, sliced into strips

3 tbsp coconut oil


Marinate the chicken with the ff ingredients: 6 cloves garlic, peeled, 3 bay leaves, 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar, 2 tsp peppercorns, 2 tbsp turmeric powder, 1 piece fresh turmeric about 2 inches in size, 1 tsp salt for at least 4 hours.

Next, using large sauce pan or wok, put the 3 tbsp coconut oil, fry the chicken by batches. Fry until the color turns white or no trace of pinkness or being raw but not totally cook.

Then put the fried chicken pieces together with the marinate sauce into a large saucepan. Cook over medium high heat and bring the mixture to a boil ( note: at this point don't cover ).

Once it boils, add the coconut milk and bell pepper. Then turn the fire into a simmering mode.

Cover and cook for 50 minutes to one hour. Add the chicken broth when necessary.

Once you reach the desired consistency, then its done. Serve and enjoy!

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