This is a version of a basic seasoning in many Puerto Rican recipes. In English is losely associated with a rub or marinate. The name abodo is widely known seasoning by brand name GOYA, it is a delicious dry seasoning. It appears on just about everything, either as a marinade or added as a seasoning. Try a little bit when cooking meat.
5 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup wine vinegar
Peel and mince garlic. Mix garlic, oregano, olive oil and wine vinegar together in a small jar. To use the adobo as a marinade for steak or other meats, allow the meat to marinate in it for 24 hours or so in the refrigerator.