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Adobo Chicken Tacos

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Marinate Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 564kcal


For the Adobo:

  • ½ cup oyster sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • ½ tbsp sesame oil
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 lb chicken thighs and legs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil for searing
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • 6 tbsp soy sauce

For the Tacos:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small head of bok choy chopped
  • 4 corn tortilla wraps
  • 60 grams of chicharrons crumbled, as toppings


  • In a large bowl, place the oyster sauce, garlic, sriracha, sesame oil, black pepper, and chicken. Massage and marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a large saucepot and add olive oil. Sear the chicken until brown.
  • Add the all the remaining adobo ingredients to the pot with chicken. Bring it to a boil. Once boiling, simmer it for 30 minutes. Let it sit for 5 minutes. Reserve the adobo sauce.
  • Now, using to forks, pull the chicken and set aside.
  • In another pan, add olive oil and sauté bok choy until just wilted for 1 minutes. Add the reserved adobo sauce and cook for further 1 minute.
  • Assemble the tacos by adding pulled chicken into the warm tortilla. Top it with bok choy and chicharrons.


A serving portion is 1 whole tortilla.


Calories: 564kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 2985mg | Potassium: 905mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 9490IU | Vitamin C: 100mg | Calcium: 278mg | Iron: 4mg