Making your own spice mixes saves you money and uses up your old spices. Adobo Seasoning is used in many traditional Latin dishes an is so versatile!
Made in less than 5 minutes, and with only staples from your pantry, it is the perfect marinade for pork, chicken, fish, beans and even vegetables!
What is adobo seasoning?
Adobo seasoning is a spice mix that can be a dry mix or a paste that is vinegar based. It can be just savory or have a bit of added heat.
The word adodo comes from the Spanish word “adobor” meaning to marinate. Adobo seasoning is used in many Spanish, Portuguese, Puerto Rican, Caribbean and Mexican dishes, according to Wikipedia.
What is in Adobo Seasoning?
Most often it is made with;
- Mexican oregano (can substitute regular oregano
- garlic powder
- black pepper
- kosher salt (I add the salt when I use it, to avoid clumping)
- chili powder, or cayenne or chipotle
- onion powder
How to make it
- Measure all ingredients. Place in mixing bowl or jar and mix well. Store in air tight container, on counter.
How to Use it
Other easy spice mixes
Tools I use to make adobo seasoning
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- In a bowl, stir together all ingredients, Mix well.. Add a few grains of rice to soak up moisture so that salt doesn't clump up (or don't add salt until you use it.). Store in a plastic storage bag and then in a sealed in a jar away from heat. Make multiple batches, if you use a lot. It will save on time later.