Sweet & Tangy Filipino Chicken Adobo

Sweet & Tangy Filipino Chicken Adobo

Wine Pairing​

Simple but mind-blowing flavors – that’s what you can experience with this simple Filipino chicken adobo recipe. The longer you let it cook, the better it will be. This chicken recipe is the national dish of the Philippines and each region has its own versions.

You can add your flavor notes by using honey instead of the typical sugar or adding some star anise to give a wonderful anise flavor. A teaspoon of chili flakes will also add a great kick to the dish. Adding a tablespoon of lemon juice will add some freshness and citrus flavor.

This Filipino chicken adobo recipe can be paired with some light red wines, here are the best wines for this recipe.

  • Pinot Noir
  • Grenache
  • Gamay
  • Carignan

Anne Amie Vineyards Winemaker's Selection Pinot Noir 2018


Dark cherry sweet tobacco horehound candy cardamom black tea kirsch sweet dark cherries and berries forest floor anise dark chocolate nibs baking spice long with rich smooth tannins and acidity.

Firesteed Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2019


It has lively aromas of Raspberry and dark Cherry. Classic combination of fresh fruit and earthy elements. The wine’s broad mouthfeel and smooth tannins will continue to integrate as this elegant wine ages.


Francis Ford Coppola Winery Director's Cut Pinot Noir 2018


An abundantly flavorful Pinot displaying vibrant tones of red cherry and pomegranate. The Russian River Valley’s loam and alluvial soil compositions create a very rich and fragrant Pinot Noir that offers pronounced floral notes and a distinct earthy character.

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The Four Graces Pinot Blanc 2018


The Four Graces Pinot Blanc 2019


Au Bon Climat Pinot Gris - Pinot Blanc 2018


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