Adobong Tahong

Adobong tahong is another way of cooking mussels inadobo style. It is simple, good taste and easy to cook.


  • 1 pound mussels, cleaned and shell removed
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons toasted garlic
  • 4 pieces dried bay leaves
  • ½ tablespoon whole peppercorn
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil


  1. Heat cooking oil in a pan.
  2. Put in crushed garlic and whole peppercorn. Cook until the garlic turns light brown.
  3. Add mussels. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Put in bay leaves, add soy sauce, and 1 tablespoon of toasted garlic. Let it boil. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. Pour in vinegar. Let the liquid reboil. Stir and then cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a serving plate. Top with the remaining toasted garlic. 

Disclaimer: I am not a chef and neither am I a professional recipe developer. The recipes are taken from different sources and thought of sharing it. All images are taken by my husband.

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