How To Make Chicken Adobo


An easy, flavorful, tender and juicy chicken adobo dish cooked in an Instant Pot. Perfect for family dinner and those who follow a low-carb diet.

Try this flavorful, tender and juicy Instant Pot chicken adobo recipe - perfect for family dinner and those who follow a low-carb diet 👇



4 chicken thighs boneless & skinless

2 tbsp coconut aminos

2 cloves garlic minced

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

½ onion sliced

1 bay leaf

¼ tsp chili powder

1 tbsp olive oil

sea salt to taste

black pepper to taste

1 tbsp parsley or scallions, chopped (for garnish, optional)

cup water




1. Wash and pat dry chicken thighs. Season with salt and black pepper. You can also use whole chicken breast, legs or drumsticks if you want.


2. Hit the “saute” button on your instant pot, wait until hot, and add olive oil.


3. When the oil is hot, add chicken thighs and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until browned.


4. Press “cancel” and take the chicken thighs out.


5. Add onion, garlic, coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar, and chili powder to the instant pot. Stir well and arrange chicken thighs on top in a single layer.


6. Close the lid, set the valve to “seal,” and cook for 10 minutes on high pressure or poultry mode (for 6-quart and 8-quart models). When cooked, do a quick release.


7. Take off the lid and turn the “saute” mode on again. Cook for 10 minutes to thicken the sauce. Discard the bay leaf.

Arrange chicken thighs together with sauce on a platter and sprinkle


8. with chopped parsley or scallions. Enjoy!


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