Homemade Adobo Seasoning

From guacamole seasoning to steak rub…

Mexican adobo seasoning may sound exotic, but its ingredients are all common sights on the spice rack. When combined, they make a flavorful mix that’s just as perfect as a guacamole seasoning as it is a barbecue steak rub. Try it, too, as a spice for bean sides, a taco meat seasoning, or as a seasoning for a Mexican inspired salad.  It’s very versatile. The chili heat in this recipe is provided by the paprika and chipotle powder.

Homemade Adobo Seasoning

3.96 from 22 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 4 tablespoons sweet paprika
  • 3 tablespoons ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl. Stir until fully mixed.
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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on January 20, 2021 to include new content.
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