Vegetarian "Chicken" Adobo Recipe

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  • 42 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Vegetarian adobo is a Filipino dish using vegetarian chicken marinated in vinegar, pepper, and lemon, and cooked the same way as chicken adobo in the Philippines. The vegetarian chicken is marinated, fried in a bit of oil, then simmered in the sauce for a unique taste of the Philippines. Vegetarian adobo recipe courtesy of Follow Your Heart Natural Foods

What You'll Need

  • 1 vegetarian Chicken Free Chicken, torn or cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp lemon peel
  • 1 tbsp Braggs Liquid Aminos or soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup water, more or less as needed

How to Make It

  1. Marinate Chicken Free Chicken in garlic, Braggs, pepper, and vinegar for 15 minutes.
  2. Reserving marinade, transfer garlic into preheated oil and stir-fry until brown, being careful not to burn.
  3. Add marinade and Chicken Free Chicken.
  4. Simmer 10 minutes. Serve over rice.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 387
Total Fat 21 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 105 mg
Sodium 343 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 35 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)