Adobo sauce

Adobo Sauce Recipe

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Maria Espravnik


This is a good marinade sauce. It is one of more recent discoveries. It has some "bite" to it but if you use this recipe, may adjust. Of course this recipe can be used for a variety of meats .. beef, chicken,PORK(that was the original use), steak, venison... Historically it has several versions mainly : Spanish (South American, Mexican, Spain,Portuguese), & Asian (Filipi, Malaysian,). There is an island adobo too. Mine is the Asian version

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1-3 lbs meat
5 Min
15 Min


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1 c
soy sauce, dark
2 clove
2 tsp
2 tsp
red chili pepper (or powder-use less
1 tsp
cayenne pepper flakes
1 tsp
red pepper or red pepper flakes
1/2 stalk(s)
1/2- 1 small

How to Make Adobo sauce


  • 1Mix all ingredients. Put in bowl and set to side.
  • 2Cut up meat and tomato (peel it)
  • 3Place in bowl 15 - 30 mins. Up to 60 mins I've done
  • 4Take out meat and RESERVE the sauce.…you'll need it
  • 5Fry your meat (stir fry is good).
  • 6Add reserved sauce and bring to boil.
  • 7Simmer for another 10/15 mins or til done.

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About Adobo sauce

Course/Dish: Marinades
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Asian

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