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n. pl. a·do·bos
1. A Philippine dish of marinated meat or seafood seasoned with garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, and spices.
2. A spicy sauce or marinade made with chili peppers, garlic, vinegar, and other ingredients, used in Spanish and Latin-American cuisine.

[Spanish, from Old Spanish adobar, to stew, from Old French adouber, to dub, arm, prepare, of Germanic origin.]


n, pl -bos
(Cookery) the national dish of the Philippines, which consists of chunks of meat, fish, or vegetables, marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and spices and then stewed in the marinade
[C20: from Spanish]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adobo - a dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
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He uses this to make his Spicy Chicken Chili, a hearty mixture of chicken and vegetables spiced with chili peppers in adobo sauce.
It was followed by a chicken supreme, with braised coconut rice, charred pak choi and adobo sauce, and a dessert of lemon bavarois, thyme shortbread and lemon tuille.
This was all lightened up by the tangy and sweet adobo sauce drizzled on top.
61) 1 to 2 tsp liquid smoke 1 tbsp chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. I puree the peppers for easy measuring.
The result is fall-off-the-bone meat that still retains its texture, crisp skin, and a rich adobo sauce that is more salty than sour--just the way I like it!
Chipotle Salsa Verde 1 lb tomatillos (about 10), husked 1 green bell pepper, coarsely chopped 1/2 c cilantro 1/3 c mint 1/4 c pumpkin seeds, unsalted, roasted 3 green onions, coarsely chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped Juice of 1/2 lime 17-oz can chipotle chili pepper in adobo sauce 1/2 tsp cumin powder Pinch salt (optional) 1.
In an immersion blender, puree 1 can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce until smooth and a paste consistency.
Stir together broth, adobo sauce, and achiote paste in
Ingredients: Portobello mushrooms, 4, large; mayonnaise, 1 cup; chipotle in adobo sauce (or Tabasco chipotle hot sauce), 1tbsp; halloumi, 4 slices; unsalted butter, 125gm, softened; herbs (parsley, thyme, basil, oregano), 2tbsp, finely chopped; anchovy fillet (optional), 1; garlic clove, 1, finely chopped; curry powder, 2tsp; lemon, 1; sea salt and black pepper; plain flour for dusting; fennel pickles (or any pickles) to serve; large crunchy burger buns, 4, toasted on cut sides
I agonised over the chicken (BD2.900) which comes marinated in spicy adobo sauce or the beef barbacoa (BD3.400) which is shredded, seared and slow cooked for hours before serving, before plumping for the latter option on Sinan's recommendation.
1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, diced; or 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
First we tried the Flippin Adobo 'Fili' Cheesesteak($12), which has shaved prime ribs sauteed in Adobo sauce, melted provolone cheese, smoked chipotle aioli, and crispy leeks served on a hoagie bun.