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Adobo sa Patis 1

Adobo sa Patis

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 5 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Adobo sa Patis is a type of adobo where soy sauce is replaced with fish sauce, all other ingredients are similar like the vinegar and garlic.


  • 1 kg chicken thighs and legs
  • 8 pcs pearl potatoes, cut in half
  • 1 whole garlic, minced
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 4 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch diluted in 3 tbsp water
  • 4 pcs bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp whole pepper corns
  • oil


  1. In a large wok sauté garlic in oil using low heat until golden brown. Remove from pot and set aside.
  2. Add chicken and potatoes and fry until brown on all sides.
  3. Add water, vinegar, fish sauce, peppercorn, bay leaves and sugar then bring to a boil and simmer for 25 minutes.
  4. Drain the liquid and in heat proof container then continue to cook chicken until dry and starts to fry again. Re-fry on its own oil for 5 minutes.
  5. Mix diluted cornstarch in the drained liquid then pour the mixture back into the wok.
  6. Simmer for additional 5 minutes then serve.