Types of seasonings that are popular in Mexico and the Philippines made from a mixture of ground chiles, herbs and vinegar. It can be made into an Adobo sauce or and Adobo paste. The sauce or paste can be applied as a rub or marinade and are most often used for soups, stews, and meats that are barbecued or slow roasted. Adobo can also be used to refer to a Philippine dish made of braised pork and chicken mixed with coconut milk.
Bistec (beef) tacos get fiery heat with an adobo or marinade of garlic, cilantro, lime juice and three peppers – smoky ancho, sweet paprika and crushed red pepper. Serve the tacos with a refreshing salsa of grilled corn, tomatillos and cilantro.