COUNTRY: PUERTO RICO
Ingredients: 1 can of evaporated milk
1 can coconut cream
1 can of condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup of sugar (for caramel)
1/2 cup water (for caramel)... | Instructions: In a saucepan over medium heat cook the sugar with the water until caramelized. Then coat your flan pan with the caramelized sugar.
Then in a blender mix the ...
Ingredients: 5 very green bananas
2 pounds of yautia
2 teaspoons of salt
1 packet of Sazón with achiote
1 tablespoon of melted cooled shortening
1 large bowl hot water
1 large bowl salted water
For the m... | Instructions: Fill a bowl with hot water. Cut the ends of the bananas and cut a slit lengthwise. Then place the bananas in the hot...
Ingredients: 4 portions of boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 medium potatoes
2 teaspoons of salt
3 tablespoons of sofrito
1 8 ounce can of tomato sauce
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 ounce ... | Instructions: Place the chicken in a pan with enough water to cover the chicken by half an inch.
Add 1 teaspoon of salt. Cook at ...
Ingredients: 3/4 cups sugar
1 pinch of salt
1 teaspoon of vinegar
5 large egg yolks
3 large whole eggs
1 3/4 cups coconut creme milk
1 cup milk (substitute option sweetened condensed)
½ teaspoon... | Instructions: Preheat oven to 325F. Place 1/2-cup sugar in a medium skillet on top of stove over medium-high heat; add about 1/2 cu...
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons annatto oil
1/2 cup sliced chorizo (red Spanish sausage)
1/4 cup diced smoked ham
3/4 cup basic recaito
1 can (about 16 ounces) gandules (green pigeon peas) or 1-1/4 ounce bag frozen... | Instructions: Heat the oil in a large pot with a tight-fitting lid. Add the chorizo and smoked ham and fry lightly. Add the recaito...
Ingredients: 3 green plantains
1 chopped onion
1/2 lb white yautia
1 chopped bell pepper
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon oregano
1 tablespoon salt
2 chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup achiote
1 lb pork meat
1/4 ... | Instructions: Peel the plantain and the yautia and soak in salted water for 5 mins. Grate vegetables on the finest side of the grat...
Ingredients: 3 cups of short or long grain rice, rinsed
2 lb of chicken parts, skinned
4 1/2 ounces of tomato sauce
2 tablespoons of alcaparrado
2 teaspoons of salt or to taste
1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
2... | Instructions: Wash the rice, drain and set aside.
In a large Dutch oven, brown the chicken parts with the oil, 5 minutes each sid...
Ingredients: 1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 oz. achiote oil
3 oz. sofrito
2 1/2 cups water
2 cups of fresh or canned pigeon peas
4 oz. tomato sauce
2 cups white rice
15 green olives
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1... | Instructions: Over medium heat, bring the achiote oil and the salted bacon to a simmer in a medium-sized saucepan until golden.
Ingredients: 1 lb salted cod
1/4 cup onion, diced
3 potatoes, cut into wedges
1/2 ripe breadfruit, diced
3 eggs, hardboiled, cut into slices
1 avocado, diced
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pe... | Instructions: Soak the salted cod over 4 hours, changing water twice to remove some of the salt.
Place cod in medium pan and boil...
Ingredients: 3 cups long grain white rice
3 3/4 cup of water
1 1/2 teaspoon of salt
2 tablespoon of vegetable oil... | Instructions: Place the water and salt in a pan over moderate heat. Mix until the salt has dissolved completely.
Add the oil to the water. Rinse the rice and add to the water. Let it come to a slow boil.
Move the rice once w...
Ingredients: 3 whole eggs
3 egg whites
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1 can of evaporated milk
1 can of condensed milk
1 teaspoon of vanilla
3/4 cup of sugar... | Instructions: Take the sugar and caramelize it in a small sauce pan. Do not let the sugar burn. It should be a golden caramel color.
Pour this caramel into an 8" round dish. Mak...
Ingredients: 12 to 14 pound turkey
Stuffing: 1 1/2 lb. ground pork or beef, liver, heart and gizzard of bird, ground or chopped very small (optional)
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoonful capers
8 olives stuffe... | Instructions: Heat oil in a large stockpot and add the rest of the ingredients. Cook on medium high until meat is cooked. Then cont...
Ingredients: 2-3 lb cod fish, fresh or salted, flaked
4 large Spanish onions, sliced
6 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 green pepper, sliced
1 4-oz can tomato sauce
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp sofrito
1 packet Sazon... | Instructions: Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet. Add sliced onions and green peppers. Cook until onions are tender.
Ingredients: 1/2 cup garlic cloves or to taste, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion
1/2 cup salt
Black pepper to taste
3 tablespoons dried oregano
1 cup corn oil
1 10 to 15-pound suckling pig, ... | Instructions: Combine the garlic, onion, salt, pepper, and oregano with the oil.
Wash and dry the pig thoroughly. Marinate it in ...
Ingredients: 5 lb green bananas
2 lb chicken gizzards
2 large Spanish onions
1 head of garlic
1/2 pound black olives
1/2 cup virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper (to taste)... | Instructions: Boil the bananas in salt water until cooked, about 20 minutes.
Boil the chicken gizzards in salt water, add 1 envelope of regular sazon, onion powder, an...
Ingredients: 1 can corned beef
1 small can of tomato sauce
1 large potato (or sweet plantain)
1 small onion
3 whole garlic cloves
1 envelope of sazon
1/4 tsp of salt (optional)
1/2 beef bouillon cube... | Instructions: Peel and cut the potato into small thin French fries (if you decide to use the sweet plantain - peel and cut the plantain in...
Ingredients: 5 cloves garlic
1 tsp. dried oregano
2 tbs. olive oil
1/2 cup wine vinegar... | Instructions: Peel and mince the garlic. Mix the garlic, oregano, olive oil, and wine vinegar together in a small jar.
You can use the adobo as a marinade for steak or for other meats.
Simply allow the meat to marinate in it for 24 hours or so in the...
Ingredients: 6 oz pimento-stuffed green olives
3 oz capers
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
2 tbsp olive oil
1/8 tsp black pepper
... | Instructions: Coarsely chop green olives and pimentos.
Place olives in a small jar with a tight fitting lid.
Add in the remainder of the ingredients and shake vigorously to mix well....
Ingredients: 1 medium Spanish onion, cut into big chunks
8 garlic cloves, peeled
6 ajies dulces, hot peppers, cored, seeded, and cut into chunks or 1 cubanelle pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into chunks
4 le... | Instructions: Place the onion and garlic in the work bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade.
With the motor running...
Ingredients: 2 cups cornmeal
1 oz butter
2 tablespoon cooking oil
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon granulated sugar
4 cups boiling water
For beef fillings:
2 lb lean meat, finely cut or minced
6 red and green co... | Instructions: Put cornmeal into mixing bowl, add chopped butter, oil and seasonings. Pour in boiling water, and quickly blend using...