Recipes Index - page 2
Chimichurri Chicken en Croute
Chicken breasts seasoned with chimichurri sauce and baked in puff pastry - an elegant dinner.
Peruvian Stewed Chicken in Cilantro Sauce - Seco de Pollo
Seco de pollo is a delicious stewed chicken dish with a beautiful green cilantro sauce.
Crockpot South American Pulled Pork
Cumin, oregano and green chiles and lime give this pulled pork delicious Latin flavor.
Stuffed Red Peppers - Rocoto Relleno
In Peru this recipe is made with the rocoto pepper, which resembles a bell pepper but is extremely spicy. Rocoto peppers can be hard to find in the states, but this recipe is just as delicious when made with bell peppers.
Brazilian Shrimp and Okra Gumbo - Caruru de Camarão
Caruru de camarão is a quick and delicious shrimp and okra gumbo from Brazil.
Bahian Shrimp in Coconut Cashew Sauce - Vatapá
This tropical and exotic dish is easy to prepare using frozen shrimp and canned coconut milk.
Chicken Breasts with Ginger Passionfruit Sauce
This recipe for moist and tender chicken breasts, simmered in passionfruit juice and chicken stock, and glazed with a passionfruit ginger sauce, works well for a quick weeknight dinner or for a special occasion.
Peruvian Steak, Rice & Beans
Leftover rice and beans are combined into a pancake, fried, then covered with a thin blanket of steak. The whole thing is topped off with a fried egg. Served with a side of fried plantains, tacu tacu is one of the most delicious example of a hearty Peruvian midday meal.
Venezuelan Steak with Black Beans and Rice - Pabellon Criollo
Pabellon criollo is a traditional beans and rice dish from Venezuela, with seasoned black beans, white rice, and tender, savory flank steak.
Chilean Beef and Corn Casserole - Pastel de Choclo
Pastel de choclo is a traditional dish from Chile. It's a beef casserole similar to shepherd's pie, but the meat and onions are topped with a delicious layer of creamed corn instead of mashed potatoes.
Brazilian Fish Stew - Moqueca de Peixe
This Bahian-style fish stew recipe is easy to prepare and absolutely delicious. Pieces of fresh fish are slmmered in palm oil and coconut milk with red peppers, onions, and tomatoes.
Navy Bean and Corn Soup from Argentina - Locro de Argentina
Locro is the Spanish word for stew, or thick soup. This navy bean soup is a version of locro from Argentina. It's similar to corn chowder, and is made with beans, chorizo, beef, smoked bacon, and squash, and served with a spicy salsa.
Covered Ground Beef and Rice ([i]Arroz Tapado con Carne[/i])
Try this Peruvian recipe for rice and seasoned ground beef. The rice is molded into a dome shape, and there's a hidden layer of ground beef and vegetables inside. It's comfort food, but the cool presentation makes it great for company.
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