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Pineapple, chicken and pork adobo rice

Rowena Dumlao-Giardina resides in Italy, cooking and photographing her family's interesting meals on Apron and Sneakers. After moving to Italy 13 years ago from the Philippines, she has traveled extensively around the country and the res...

Bold Asian rice flavors

Adobo is a simple and tasty dish with soy sauce. Mixed with rice and other flavorful ingredients makes it a complete rice dish to enjoy!

chicken and pork

Adobo sauce gives this meat and rice dish a delicious flavor. Adding chunks of pineapple and peas not only gives it more color but also imparts an interesting sweetness and a slight tartness to this already delicious dish.

Pineapple, chicken and pork adobo rice recipe

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Pepper
  • 5 ounces lean pork, diced
  • 5 ounces chicken breast, diced
  • Extra-virgin olive oil (or any cooking oil)
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup diced pineapple (fresh or canned)
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • Salt

Directions:

  1. Mix the soy sauce, lemon and pepper in a bowl. Marinate the pork and chicken for at least 1 hour. Take away the meat from the marinade. Set the marinade aside.
  2. Over medium heat in a medium saucepan with extra-virgin olive oil, saute the pork and chicken. Brown all sides.
  3. When the meat turn brown, transfer them to a bowl to set aside. Discard the used oil then add fresh oil, about 4 tablespoons.
  4. Over low-medium heat, pour the marinade in the saucepan. Let it simmer until it is starting to thicken, about 3 minutes. Don't let it dry up.
  5. Add the onions to the saucepan. After 2 minutes, add the pineapple and peas. Toss them together for 3 minutes.
  6. Put the meat back in the saucepan and toss all the ingredients together for 5 minutes.
  7. Add the rice and mix well until the rice is well coated with the sauce, about 5 minutes. Drizzle with more extra-virgin olive oil if it's a bit dry. Adjust the taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Serve warm.

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