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Meghan Markle’s favourite chicken recipe revealed – and why it will be her go-to LA dinner

Meghan Markle's favourite chicken recipe revealed - and why it will be her go-to LA dinner - EpicNews

May 27, 2020 – 11:53 BST
Nichola Murphy Before becoming a member of the royal household, the Duchess of Sussex revealed chicken adobo was one among her favourite meals, however sure royal protocols might have stopped her from indulging her style buds. Despite being spoilt for alternative when it involves the culinary delights on provide, it is properly-identified that the Queen and Co don’t eat sure meals, together with garlic.

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The Duchess of Cornwall revealed on Australian MasterChef that when on official engagements, nothing with an excessive amount of garlic is ever served: “Garlic is a no-no… You always have to lay off the garlic.” This was confirmed by former royal chef Darren McGrady, who revealed that palace cooks are forbidden from serving meals containing an excessive amount of onion or garlic. This rule is especially unlucky for the self-professed foodie Meghan Markle, particularly since her favourite Sunday meal comprises a wholesome dose of the flavour. 

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Luckily, this rule not applies now she has relocated to Los Angeles with Prince Harry and their son Archie Harrison, so we wager the straightforward, one-pot dish will make a return to their weekly dinner menu. After all, Harry and Meghan did get engaged whereas cooking a Sunday roast!


Prince Harry proposed to Meghan whereas they had been roasting a chicken 

On her now-defunct life-style weblog The Tig, Meghan stated she credit her love of Filipino-style chicken adobo to her childhood in LA. “I am a big fan of Sunday suppers. Whether we’re eating lamb tagine, pot roast or a hearty soup, the idea of gathering for a hearty meal with friends and family on a Sunday makes me feel comforted,” the 38-year-previous instructed Today again in 2012. She went on to disclose her recipe: “I enjoy making slow-cooked food on Sundays, like Filipino-style chicken adobo. It’s so easy — combine garlic, soy (or Bragg Liquid Aminos), vinegar, maybe some lemon and let the chicken swim in that sauce until it falls off the bone in a Crock Pot.” 

Whether you are on the lookout for a hearty meal or a easy lockdown dinner to serve with a inexperienced salad, maintain studying for a step-by-step information on recreate one of many Duchess’ favourite meals…

Meghan Markle’s Filipino-style chicken adobo


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1.three kg chicken lower into items
  • 1 giant sliced onion
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/three cup white vinegar
  • 2/three cups soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 lemon (elective)


  • Heat the oil in a big skillet, add the chicken items and cook dinner till golden brown.
  • Remove the chicken and add onions and garlic to the oil, cooking till the onions brown.
  • Add the remaining substances into the skillet, put the chicken again into the combination and convey to a boil.
  • Reduce the warmth, cowl the pan and let the dish simmer for about 40 minutes or till the chicken is tender.

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