Forget the store-bought version – Homemade Adobo Seasoning is so easy to make and adds a delicious spice to your favorite recipes!
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I don’t know what kicked off my long term love affair with adobo seasoning – but I can assure you that ever since I started cooking, my pantry has never been without a jar of it. I often use it in many dishes much like my beloved Aleppo Chili Pepper and Smoked Paprika but those are confessions for another day.
I remember when I first learned to cook, one of the best pieces of advice I got from my friends Maria and Milly were “Don’t forget the Adobo” and I couldn’t believe how much flavor this little spice blend brought to my dishes, especially my Arroz con Pollo. Recently, I was leafing through Ingrid Hoffmann’s cookbook and Daisy Martinez’s cookbook and I saw that both of my fave Latina chefs had recipes for adobo. I thought “hmm…. it doesn’t seem complicated to make, I have most of the ingredients on hand” and a culinary experiment was born….