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Homemade Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning

Rated as 4.92 out of 5 Stars

"This seasoning is a staple to have in a Puerto Rican kitchen, but sometimes hard to find where I live. So I started making my own and it's good! Great seasoning for just about anything; my boys love to shake it on fries. Enjoy!"
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10 m servings 3
Original recipe yields 40 servings


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  1. Whisk garlic powder, salt, black pepper, oregano, and turmeric together in a bowl. Store in an airtight container.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If you have a coffee grinder, grind garlic powder, salt, oregano, and turmeric together. Stir black pepper into mixture and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 3 calories; 0 0.6 0.1 0 436 Full nutrition

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A good versatile seasoning that can be adjusted to lower the sodium. You can put this on just about anything.

I am officially out of the adobo buying business. I ran out and tried this recipe; it was super easy and delicious. ??

This worked perfectly in a recipe that called for adobe seasoning. It is nice to be able to adjust the flavours to our liking. Thank you PR Punisher for the recipe.

I love this seasoning mixture! Thank you, PR Punisher! I wanted to make my own adobo so I wouldn't have to buy the msg-laced store version, and this made that possible. I do add extra turmeri...

At first, I didn't have turmeric, so I subbed with cumin which is widely used in Puertorican cooking. It worked really well! Now that I have turmeric, I use it for this recipe and add 1 tsp powd...

Delicious! I cut down the salt to 1 tbsp and it was perfect! Amazing recipe! Kids even love it! Bye bye Goya!

Loved it, used it recently with a batch of grilled chicken and Puerto Rican inspired beans and rice, arroz con habichuelas.

It becomes a staple in my pantry now. I used it when I made the Cuban Ropa Vieja dish!

This is a delightful seasoning, and really surprised me when I discovered that while it has a wonderful flavor it didn't pack the "spicy punch" I was concerned about. I will admit that I had to ...