Filipino-style Barbecue Chicken marinated in soy sauce, citrus juice, brown sugar, and fresh garlic for sweet and savory flavors you’ll love. Perfect for Summer grilling parties!
I’ve shared a lot of my mother’s recipes with you and judging from your warm responses, you love them as much as I do. Her special dishes, such as shrimp with oyster sauce, liver and gizzard with sweet peas, and ginataang seafood, are a favorite in our family and are always a hit at our parties or holiday gatherings.
My mother indeed knows her way around the kitchen, but she didn’t often cook when we were growing up. She was a working mom who worked long hours and it was only on weekends that we got to savor her good food.
What she regularly did, though, was to prepare this Filipino chicken barbecue throughout the week. Every couple of days or so, she would marinate a few pounds of chicken legs and thighs to have ready in the fridge for the times my brothers and I came home from school famished.
With the chicken pieces already well-seasoned, we could make ourselves a hearty “snack” while she was at work.
My mom’s special chicken was such a part of my childhood even my friends remember it fondly to this day. They used to hang out at our house after school, and we would always fry the marinated chicken and enjoy a mini feast.
In fact, I was on the phone with my high school best friend the other day, and she asked if the recipe was on my blog as she wanted to make it for her family.