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delicious vegetarian Filipino Chicken Adobo with brown rice on a white plate
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Filipino Vegetarian Adobo

Have a taste of this vegan vegetarian Filipino Chicken Adobo that is full of bold flavors - the perfect and easy recipe for your Adobo craving!
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 3 -4 servings
Author: Lainey


  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small red shallot diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tablespoon ginger minced
  • ¼ cup shitake mushroom sliced
  • 8-10 pcs magic meat pre-soak with hot water for 5 minutes
  • 1 small potato cut into a wedge shape
  • 1 cup of water
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorn
  • 3 dried bay leaves
  • 1 med size eggplant cut in 2-3 inch wedge shapes optional
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mushroom seasoning
  • ¾ teaspoon of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1 onion green leaves chopped
  • 1 small sized bell pepper sliced thinly sliced strips


  • Heat a nonstick pan over medium heat and add oil.  Add the onions, garlic and saute for 1 minute or until it becomes translucent. 
  • Add ginger, shitake mushroom and stir fry for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the meat protein and mix. Then add the potatoes and cover for about 3 minutes or until it softens.
  • Add 1 cup of water and cover until it simmers.
  • Add soy sauce,  vinegar, peppercorn, and bay leaves.
  • Then add the eggplant and cover until it softens or for about 5 minutes.
  • Add dark brown sugar and season with salt and pepper or add mushroom seasoning to enhance the taste.
  • Add bell pepper mix and finish it off by garnishing it with green onion leaves.
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