How To Make Mexican Adobo Sauce At Home

Mexican Adobo Sauce

Mexican adobo sauce is perfect for any kind of Mexican cuisine. The sauce has got a spicy flavor and was originally used to preserve meat.

The sauce is mainly made from chili powder, garlic, vinegar and other spices. I first tried the sauce at a Mexican restaurant and really loved it. So, I asked the chef for the recipe and he told me everything that I needed to make the sauce at my home.

Mexican adobo sauce can be made by creating a paste of Ancho Chile powder. Now, roast the garlic and blend it with chile powder paste, pepper, oregano, cumin, vinegar, cinnamon and salt. Refrigerate and serve.

I hope you got an idea about the recipe, but this was just an overview of the recipe. So, don’t forget to check out the detailed recipe below. Before that, check out the other sauce recipes as well.

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Ingredients for Adobo Sauce Recipe

IngredientsQuantity
Ancho Chile Powder½ cup
Water¼ cups
Olive Oil1 teaspoon
Garlic Cloves8 units
Ground Cinnamon (Mexican Canela)½ teaspoon
Ground Black Pepper¼ teaspoon
Ground Cumin1/8 teaspoon
Dried Oregano1 teaspoon
Apple Cider Vinegar3 teaspoon
Kosher Salt1.5 teaspoon

Important notes about ingredients:

  • Ancho chili is a large aromatic variety of chili, used (usually dried) in dishes of Mexican origin or style.
  • Mexican Canela is a type of cinnamon from Sri Lanka called Ceylon but known as Canela in Mexico.
  • Apple cider vinegar is a type of vinegar made from cider or apple must and has a pale to medium amber color.
  • Kosher salt is a variety of edible salt with a much larger grain size than some common table salt, it consists mainly of the chemical compound sodium chloride.

How much time it will take:

PreparationCookingTotal
15 minutes 15 minutes 30 minutes

Mexican Adobo Sauce Recipe

Adobo Sauce Recipe
  1. Boil water and put Ancho Chile powder in a blender with the water you’ve boiled. Blend both to create a smooth paste.
  2. Now, take a pan and put olive oil in it and roast garlic in it until they become golden brown.
  3. Then, put it in the blender along with pepper, oregano, cumin, vinegar, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Now, blend it until all the ingredients blend together.
  5. For better taste, put the Adobo Sauce in the refrigerator for a day or two.

Nutritional Information of Mexican Adobo Sauce Recipe

Calories60
Carbohydrates6 g
Fat3 g
Sodium122 mg
Pottasium 45 mg
Sugar5 g

How to Make Mexican Adobo Sauce at Home | Video

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