Recipe by Charlotte J

Adobo is a very popular marinade for pork and other meats in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean and Central America. The ingredients vary widely, but most have a base of oil, garlic and some type of acidic ingredient.

Top Review by AZPARZYCH

This is a very flavorful marinade! I used it on 2 large pork steaks and let it marinate it for 4 days. I didn't add the jalapeno since we do not eat a lot of spicy foods, but next time I made add a little...Made for ZWT 7-THE HOT PINK LADIES.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all the ingredients together in a blender or food processor and process until fairly smooth.
  2. Use as a marinade for pork, chicken or beef.
  3. Meats flavored with adobo are often left to marinate for up to 5 days. The longer the time, the better the flavor.
  4. Variation:.
  5. Substitute 1-2 dried ancho or other chilies for the paprika to get a Mexican-style marinade.
  6. Soak the chilies in hot water for about 20 minutes to soften first.

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