Adobong Atay at Balunbalunan ng Manok

Adobong Atay at Balunbalunan is a delicious Filipino dish made by simmering chicken liver, gizzard in a sauce consist of soy sauce, vinegar, onion, garlic, ginger, bay leaf, sugar, pepper, oil and chilies. Adobong atay balunbalunan is a quick version of our classic adobo which has a unique grainy and slightly rubbery textures from the star ingredients of the dish.


  • 1/2 k. chicken gizzard
  • 1/2 k chicken liver
  • 1/2 head garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium size onion, chopped
  • 1 thumb size ginger, sliced
  • 1 tsp. peppercorns
  • 3 bay leaf
  • 3-5 pcs. chili pepper
  • 1/4 c. soy sauce
  • 1/4 c. vinegar
  • salt

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Cut in to halves and remove hard inner lining of chicken gizzard, cut chicken liver into serving pieces.
  2. Wash thoroughly the chicken gizzard and liver and drain keep aside.
  3. Put in gizzard first in a sauce pan, pour in 5-6 cups of water, add in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, onion, ginger, pepper corns and bay leaf bring to a boil and simmer in medium heat for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until chicken gizzard are tender.
  4. Add in the chicken liver and chili, cook for another 5-10 minutes or until cooked and sauce thickens to nearly dry, season with salt as if required.

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