Chicken adobo

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 medium Chicken, cut up
Giblets from chicken
6 Garlic cloves; crushed
½ teaspoon Whole peppercorns; -=OR=- Black pepper
1 small Bay leaf
¼ cup Cider vinegar; -=OR=- Lemon juice
3 tablespoons Soy sauce
¼ teaspoon MSG (optional)
½ cup Water, about
Salt
3 cups Hot cooked rice

Combine chicken and giblets, garlic, peppercorns, bay leaf, vinegar, soy sauce and MSG in saucepan. Marinate at least 10 minutes. Add water, cover and cook over medium heat about 40 minutes, or until chicken is tender. Remove liver and a little of liquid and puree in blender container. Return to pan. Heat to serving temperature, adjusting salt to taste. If desired, brown cooked chicken pieces in about 3 tablespoons oil, then return to pan and simmer, covered, about 10 minutes. Serve with hot rice.

(C) 1992 The Los Angeles Times

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