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Keto Chicken Adobo

Keto Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo is a very famous dish from Philippines. In all probability most of you must have had it, at sometime or the other. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3
Calories 542 kcal


  • Bowl
  • Wok
  • Spatula


  • 225 gm Chicken Breast Boneless
  • ½  tbsp Black Peppercorns Whole
  • 1/1 tbsp Bay Leaf/Bay Leaf Powder 
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 3/4th tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil 
  • 1 Tbs Ghee
  • ½ Tbs Pink Salt


  • Wash the chicken and cut it into small pieces.
  • In a bowl add the chicken pieces, vinegar, soy sauce, bay leaf, garlic, olive oil and peppercorns.
    Chicken Adobo
  • Mix well and add enough water, which submerges the chicken completely.
  • Cover and let it marinate for at least four to 14 hours.
    Keto Chicken Adobo
  • Next day, drop the chicken, with the marinade in a heavy bottom pan and bring it to a boil.
  • Once it starts boiling, cover the pan, lower the heat and let it cook for five to seven minutes. My chicken was fully done in this time.
  • Now pick out the chicken pieces and reduce the sauce, till half the quantity is left. Switch off the heat and let it cool down.
    Reduce The Sauce To Half
  • In a wok add the ghee and heat it.
    Heat The Ghee
  • Drop the chicken pieces in it ,and fry till they turn golden in colour.
    Fry The Chicken Till Golden
  • Lower the heat and strain the gravy over this chicken. Cook for just another minute and switch off the heat.
    Add The Gravy To The Chicken


More nutrition information about Keto Chicken Adobo
Net Carbs – 3g
Protein – 53g
Fats- 12g
Tip: If you don’t mind the taste of whole peppercorns, then don’t strain the gravy. You can also drop these spices tied in a muslin cloth, which can be later lifted, at the last stage.
And don’t forget it is absolutely Keto friendly as it has no onions, tomatoes or ginger in it.
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