*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                   Adobo
 
 Recipe By     : Contemporary Southwest, Cafe Terra Cotta Cookbook, pg. 105
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    ancho chiles
    2      teaspoons     garlic -- chopped
      1/4  teaspoon      ground cumin
      1/2  teaspoon      dried oregano
      1/4  teaspoon      dried marjoram
      1/4  teaspoon      ground cinnamon
    3      tablespoons   vinegar
      1/2  cup           orange juice
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
 
 Soak the ancho chiles for 1 hour in hot water.  Drain and save the water.
 Seed the chiles and put them in a blender with the rest of the adobo
 ingredients.  Blend until smooth, adding chile water as needed.  Transfer to a
 bowl.
 
 Adobo is the general name for chile or chile-tomato sauces heavily spiked with
 vinegar and/or citrus juices and spices.
 
 Submitted to Recipelu by Chelle Gardner.  Chelle51@aol.com
 
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