Definition of adobo
: a Philippine dish of fish or meat usually marinated in a sauce containing vinegar and garlic, browned in fat, and simmered in the marinade
Recent Examples of adobo from the Web
Stir together rotisserie chicken meat, chipotle chile in adobo, ground cumin and garlic powder.
Comal’s albondigas include ricotta along with beef, pork and a splash of the adobo sauce that accompany the albondigas, which is also a twist on tradition.
Transfer peppers and adobo sauce to a glass or plastic airtight container and refrigerate.
The preliminary menu includes a lobster tamale with chorizo, tuna with smoked bacon risotto and honey ginger aioli and adobo chicken with tasso pinenut corn pudding.
Sauteed adobo peppers and onions added a Tex-Mex kick.
From Saigon-style pho and chilled udon to North Indian stuffed okra and a variation on chicken adobo, here are family recipes that chefs have taken inspiration from and adapted.
Senior food editor Rick Martinez is also a fan and adds a dash of the adobo sauce to doctor up jarred sauces or help caramelize meat.
Try the lumpia (Filipino–style spring rolls) or adobo (pork or chicken braised in a combination that includes vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and oil).
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Origin and Etymology of adobo
First Known Use: 1938See Words from the same year
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