It's sprinkled on chicken, mixed into rice, massaged into pernil. It's the ubiquitous Latin spice: adobo. If you didn't grow up in a household where the adobo flowed freely: adobo is an all-purpose seasoning and though recipes vary, it's usually made with salt, pepper, garlic, cumin, and a few other dried spices. You can make your own or find the bottled stuff in nearly every grocery store across America. And when we say all-purpose, we mean it. You'll be hard pressed to find a Latin dinner without adobo.
Now, while adobo's great on churrascos, chicken, and rice, we want you to see that everyday snacks and dishes can benefit from some adobo lovin’ as well! Get creative and use the seasoning to spice up everything from popcorn and burgers to deviled eggsand latkes. Here are some of our favorite awesome adobo recipes to help you get started.