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Rice & Beans

Rice & Beans

PUERTO RICAN BEANS AND RICE 1 (16 oz.) pkg. dry pink beans 1 lg. onion, diced 1 lg. green pep­per, diced 1 (8 oz.) can toma­to sauce 1 12 tsp. salt 12 tsp. oregano leaves 14 tsp. gar­lic pow­der 14 tsp. pep­per 4 cups hot cooked rice About 2 hours before serv­ing: Rinse…

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Pork Chops

Pork Chops

PUERTO RICAN PORK CHOPS 6 pork chops 2 chopped onions 1 cup chopped toma­toes 1 cup water 4 tbsp. but­ter 2 chopped green pep­pers 12 c. uncooked rice Salt to taste Fry pork chops that have been rolled in flour, in but­ter. Add chopped onions and brown. Add oth­er…

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Flan

Flan

PUERTO RICAN FLAN 8 eggs 2 (14 oz.) cans con­densed milk, undi­lut­ed 3 12 cups water 14 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanil­la extract 1 cup sug­ar (to caramelize pan) Pre­heat oven to 350 degrees. Caramelize a pan by melt­ing 1 cup of sug­ar slow­ly, melt to a light gold and swirl so…

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Egg Nog

Egg Nog

(Puer­to Rican EGG NOG) 8 egg yolks 2 cans (12 oz.) evap­o­rat­ed milk 1 can sweet­ened con­densed milk 1 bot­tle rum 1 tbsp. vanil­la extract 12 tsp. cin­na­mon Mix all the ingre­di­ents togeth­er, then chill overnight.

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Coquito

Coquito

COQUITO (PUERTO RICAN TRADITION) 1 can (13.5 oz) coconut milk 1 can (13.5oz) coconut cream 1 can (12oz) evap­o­rat­ed milk 1 bot­tle (10 oz) white rum (Bac­ar­di or Don Q Brands) ½ tsp cin­na­mon 14 tea­spoon Nut­meg Mix the ingre­di­ents in the blender. When fin­ished put in a…

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Pollo Guisada

Pollo Guisada

CHICKEN STEW (PUERTO RICAN STYLE) 1 whole chick­en, cut up into pieces 1 can toma­to sauce 14 cup of sofrito 1 pack­age of chick­en bouil­lon 4 pota­toes cut up into pieces 5 large car­rots cut up into pieces 1 can of green beans 1 clove minced gar­lic 2 tea­spoons of salt 1…

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Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con Pollo

PUERTO RICAN STYLE CHICKEN RICE 10 oz. olives w/pimento 2 oz. capers 8 oz. can toma­to sauce Sazon goya (2 in pkg.) Whole chick­en, cut up 3 cups of rice (not instant) 1 med. onion 1 med. pep­per 1 med. toma­to Gar­lic pow­der Crisco oil 1 c. flour Fry chick­en dipped in…

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Chicken Breasts

Chicken Breasts

PUERTO RICAN CHICKEN BREASTS 3 whole chick­en breasts, boned, skinned & cut in half 1 tsp. gar­lic 1 tsp. onion salt 1 tsp. oregano Dash of pep­per 2 tbsp. vine­gar 2 tbsp. olive oil Place chick­en between sheets of wax paper and pound with rolling pin to flat­ten.…

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Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

PUERTO RICAN BREAD PUDDING 2 cans evap­o­rat­ed milk Raisins (as many or few as desired) 1 stick but­ter, melt­ed 1 tsp. vanil­la fla­vor­ing 1 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. bak­ing pow­der 1 to 2 cups sug­ar (or to taste) 2 eggs 1 can cream of coconut 1 qt. reg­u­lar milk 1 12 loaves bread…

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Arroz con Gandules

Arroz con Gandules

ARROZ CON GANDULES: 2 12 cups long grain white rice 5 cups water 3 table­spoons olive oil 4 table­spoons sofrito 2 table­spoons span­ish olives 1 can green or dry pigeon peans, drained 1 enve­lope sazon with anna­to 12 tea­spoon ground oregano 2 bay leaves 12 tea­spoon…

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Turkey (Puerto Rican Style)

Turkey (Puerto Rican Style)

TURKEY (PUERTO RICAN STYLE) Whole turkey 5 pep­per­corns 1 tbsp. oregano 2–3 tbsp. salt 2–3 cloves gar­lic 3 tbsp. olive oil Lemon juice Grind pep­per­corns and oregano; add gar­lic and salt. To form a paste, add lemon juice and oil. Punc­ture turkey all over with an ice…

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Sofrito

Sofrito

SOFRITO (PUERTO RICAN SEASONING) 4 green pep­pers 2 whole heads gar­lic (cleaned and cut in half) 1 bag yel­low onions 1 bunch cilantro 1 half bunch recaito (or 1 jar Goya recaito) 12 pound small sweet pep­pers 1 tsp Goya olive oil Clean and chop all of the above…

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Roast Pork

Roast Pork

ROAST PORK PUERTO RICAN STYLE 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. red wine vine­gar 1 tbsp. minced fresh gar­lic 1 12 tsp. oregano leaves, crum­bled fine 1 tsp. salt 34 tsp. ground cumin 12 tsp. pep­per 2 large bak­ing pota­toes, scrubbed, cut length­wise, 1 large red onion cut…

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Rice & Beans #2

Rice & Beans #2

RICE AND BEANS (PUERTO RICAN STYLE) Place 2 tea­spoons Crisco and 2 table­spoons sofrito in elec­tric skil­let for 1 minute. Add 2 cups water, 2 cups cooked rice, can toma­to sauce, chopped olives, diced pork, salt and pep­per to taste. Cook 15 to 30 min­utes. Mix 1 large…

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Rum Cake

Rum Cake

PUERTO RICAN RUM CAKE 12 cup chopped pecans 1 pkg. yel­low cake mix 1 pkg. instant vanil­la pud­ding 4 eggs 12 cup cold water 12 cup veg­etable oil 12 cup Gold Puer­to Rican Rum Pre­heat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour pan. Sprin­kle pecans over bot­tom of pan.Mix…

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Empanadas

Empanadas

PUERTO RICAN (EMPANADAS) Dough:  (or Goya’s pkg of 10 empana­da dics) 3 cups all pur­pose flour 1 tea­spoon salt 12 tea­spoon bak­ing pow­der 12 tea­spoon bak­ing soda 14 cup veg­etable oil 1 cup warm water 12 tea­spoon anna­to seed (for col­or) Fill­ing: 1 lb. browned ground…

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Holiday Food

The main dish is usu­al­ly roast pork served along with arroz (rice) con gan­d­ules (pigeon peas), plá­tanos (fried green bananas), and pas­tels. Paste­les are made using green bananas as the dough…

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