Cooking A to Z: Adobo

Adobo [ah-DOH-bo]–This sauce is of Mexican origin and is made with chilies, herbs and vinegar. It is also a dried seasoning or rub made mostly of garlic and spices. You can purchase adobo seasoning or sauce. I use adobo (the seasoning) mostly on roast chicken and pork chops as a rub. I use adobo sauce with rice or as a marinade for meat. However, living in a community that is 99% Hispanic I can tell you that in Latino cooking, adobo is as common place as ketchup, salt or pepper. My best friend puts adobo in everything: tuna fish salad, … Continue reading