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Chicken Adobo Meal Prep
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Chicken Adobo Meal Prep

A classic Filipino dish made Whole30 by swapping soy sauce for coconut aminos. Serve this flavorful marinated chicken with cauliflower rice and green beans for a complete meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Chicken, Meal Prep
Servings: 4 meals
Calories: 498kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek


  • 8 chicken legs about 2 pounds
  • 5 cloves garlic minced and divided
  • 1 cup Coconut Aminos
  • 2 tbs olive oil divided
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp peppercorns
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar

For Serving

  • 4 cups riced cauliflower cooked
  • 4 cups green beans steamed


  • Add chicken, half of the minced garlic, and the coconut aminos to a container, and let marinate for 1 hour, or up to overnight.
  • In a skillet, add 1 tablespoon olive oil, and then remove chicken from marinade and brown chicken on all sides on medium-high heat for 7-10 minutes.
  • Remove browned chicken from pan. Add remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, and remaining half of the minced garlic, and saute garlic for 2-3 minutes to begin to brown.
  • Add the chicken back into the pan with the garlic, and pour on the remaining marinade. Add water, whole peppercorns, and bay leaves, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat, and add a lid, and continue simmering the chicken for 20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve with cauliflower rice and green beans for a Whole30 version of a classic Filipino meal.


Nutrition for 1 out of 4 servings (including sides)
48.4g Protein | 26.9g Carbs | 21g Fat | 6.7g Fiber | 498 Calories


Serving: 1meal | Calories: 498kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.9g | Protein: 48.4g | Fat: 21g | Fiber: 6.7g