This simple Puerto Rican Adobo Spice Mix is perfect to season and marinates for beef, pork, chicken, or fish. It’s also a great season base for food that is grilled, fried, or roasted. One of the perks of this Puerto Rican recipe is that it does not use artificial additives.
Many will go to the store and buy Adobo Spice because they are unaware they probably already have most of the ingredients they need to make their own homemade Adobo.
It is quick and easy to do, just mix together some coriander, oregano, black pepper, cumin, annatto, paprika, and salt to make your very own Adobo Spice Mix. Store it in a spice jar or other container that can be sealed. The salt acts as a food preservative in this recipe.
Mix the ingredients together, taste and adjust if necessary.
1 tbsp coriander, 1 tbsp oregano, 1 tbsp black pepper, 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp annatto, 1 tsp paprika, ½ tsp salt
Keep in a jar or sealed container.
Use Adobo Spice Mix With:
Chicharron de Pollo ~ Fried Chicken
The chicken is marinated in a wonderful spice mix then dredged through a flour mixture with spices, after which it’s fried to a crispy perfection. Squeeze a wedge of lime on your chicken when eating, close your eyes and you’ll feel like you’re on the beaches of Puerto Rico.
Tacos de Camarones a la Parrilla ~ Grilled Shrimp Tacos
Bring the taste of Baja California home with these wonderful Grilled Shrimp Tacos. Great for an afternoon meal or at the next Family BBQ. It is sure to be a huge hit with everyone and make you a legend in your own neighborhood.
Sangria is one of the most popular drinks in Spanish cuisine. It is commonly served in bars, restaurants, and festivities throughout Spain and Portugal. Clericó is a similar beverage that is popular in Latin America.
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Long before he was a Hollywood star, Danny Trejo used to joke with his mom that they should open a restaurant. A few arrests, a couple boxing championships, and more than 300 movies later, Hollywood’s favorite bad guy did just that with Trejo’s Tacos. His unexpected journey from ex-con to actor to Narcotics Anonymous/Alcoholics Anonymous counselor to successful restaurateur is a true rags-to-riches story.