CHICHA DE MAIZ (CRACKED CORN PUNCH)

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs cracked corn
  • 2 1/2 gallons water
  • 1 1/2 tapa de dulce or 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh ginger

Preparation

Place cracked corn in a saucepan and add 2 liters water. Boil for 25 minutes on high heat. Strain off the water.

Place the boiled cracked corn into a wooden bowl. Add 2 gallons of cold water, 1 1/2 lb of brown sugar or tapa de dulce, and 1/4 cup ginger.

Cover the bowl with a cloth and let the mix stand at room temperature for five days.

Strain the mix through a fine mesh strainer and into a pitcher. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Note: You can make another batch of chicha by keeping the mix and adding 2 gallons of cold water, 1 1/2 lbs of brown sugar or tapa de dulce, and 1/4 cup fresh ginger. Cover and let stand at room temperature for five days.

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Características

  • Alimento base: Corn
  • Dificultad: Easy
  • Tiempo preparación: 60 min.
  • Comensales: 12
  • Estacionalidad: All year
  • País: Costa Rica
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  • Típica de: Costa Rica
  • Provincia:
  • Microondas: No
  • Celiacos: No
  • Afrodisiaca: No
  • Thermomix: No
  • Niños: No
  • Light: No
  • Vegetariana: Yes