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Adobo Paste

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 1 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients
This Adobo Paste is so much better than store bought. You can adjust the spices to your taste to make it your own special blend. It can be made in a large batch and...


  • 6 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 3 teaspoons of sea salt, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of mild chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Nutrition Facts


436 cals


43 g

Saturated Fat

6 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

6 g

Monounsaturated Fat

30 g


15 g


2 g


6 g


4 g


245 mg


  1. Chop the garlic with the salt making it into a paste.  Add the chili powder, paprika, cumin, cilantro, and olive oil, chopping them together until they are all blended.
  2. Use the paste for our Baked Chicken in Adobo recipe or put into a jar and refrigerate, it will keep 3-5 days, or freeze.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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