How to Make Adobo Sauce



A tasty adobo sauce recipe used for many dishes including Chicken, fish, beef, and rice.

How to make adobo sauce - A tasty adobo sauce recipe used for many dishes including Chicken, fish, beef, and rice.How to make Adobo Sauce


8 guajillo chiles, dried
8 ancho chiles,dried
6 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon Mexican oregano
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup white vinegar
3/4 cup orange juice
1 medium onion, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/4 cup oil
1 jalapeno, seedes and diced (optional for added heat)
2 cups chicken or beef broth (depending on meat used)
1 teaspoon black pepper
12 cups of water

Adobo Sauce Preparation:

Mix together the water and half of the vinegar in a large cooking pot.
Slice off the tops of the chiles, use a spoon to remove and shake out the seeds. Cook the chiles in hot oil for about 12 seconds on both sides. Put the chiles in the water and boil. Turn off heat and cover to soak overnight.

Remove the liquid and puree the chiles in a food processor with a little of the broth and puree into a paste.

Using a large saucepan, sauté the garlic and onions. Mix in the broth, chile paste, spices and juices. Simmer for 25 min or until it has thickened to liking.


  1. Reply Harpreet July 15, 2012

    Well being one of those guests and a bit of a pork an butrrio fan well anything Mexican food wise I canMore than give my huge double thumbs up to the marinated pork, which let’s be honest is usually the key element in a meat based butrrio. The flavours used worked so well they had me having seconds. However quite controversially my new favourite elements were the beans and rice which normally overpower the flavouring (beans) or make the wrap too heavy as a dish (rice). This however wasn’t the case! The rice was perfectly balanced with flavour, bite and lightness and the beans carried enough of a smoky’ down south flavour to lift te pork to yet another taste level! I reckon you should peddle this little recipe out and you would most certainlry have a rivalry to the chain chilango’.So when’s the next feeding,,

  2. Reply Benjamin December 2, 2012

    Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe
    1.Spoon 1 tablespoon of minecd dried onions in a small bowl or cup.2.Add 2 teaspoons of chili powder.3.Add 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt.4.Add 1 teaspoon of garlic powder.5.Add 1 teaspoon of cornstarch.6.Add 1 teaspoon of ground cumin.7.Add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper or hot paprika.8.Stir to blend.9.Makes the equivalent of a 1 1/4-ounce package of taco seasoning mix.

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