Dinner

Chicken Stew (Estofado de Pollo)

marie Tue, 01/18/2011 - 15:24

Ingredients :

8 pieces of chicken
½ cup of oil
1 tbsp crushed garlic
1 cup of onions finely chopped
2 tbsp tomato paste
2 tbsp of ají panca (peruvian red hot pepper)
½ cup sweet peas
½ cup cutup carrots
½ cup sweet red wine or Port (Oporto) wine
4 white potatoes cut in halves
1 cup of beef stock
Salt
Pepper

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Beef Stew (Estofado de Carne)

marie Sun, 01/09/2011 - 14:56

Ingredients :

2lbs of stew beef cut into medium cubes
3 or 4 white potatoes, peeled and cut into halves
Oil
2 onions, peeled and finely chopped
¾ of cup sweet red wine or Port (Oporto) wine
3 tbsp tomato paste
3 tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped
3 laurel leaves
1 tsp of sugar
1/4 cup raisins
¾ of a cup sweet peas
6 Mediterranean olives without the pit
Salt
Pepper

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Snapper Ceviche Video Recipe

CitizenFood Wed, 12/29/2010 - 11:20
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Seco Video Recipe

admin Wed, 12/29/2010 - 11:13
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Adobo de Chancho, MARINATED PORK

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 15:27

Ingredients :

4 lbs of pork meat
2 tsp annato
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup ají panca / sundried red aji (chili) paste
¼ cup oil
Pepper
1 tsp ground cumin
3/4 cup vinegar
3 medium size onions, thickly cut julienne style
Salt
3 tbsp water.

Preparation:

Trim excess fat from pork and cut in medium size pieces. Place pork in a bowl and season with annatto, cumin, salt, pepper and garlic. Add vinegar, water, onions and panca ají paste. Marinate for 24 hours in the refrigerator.

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Onion Creole Sauce / Salsa Criolla

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 12:27

Ingredients :

2 medium size red onions
1 or 2 ají amarillo/ fresh yellow aji (chili), seeded, deveined, juliene (or
1tsp of Peruvian yellow hot sauce that comes on a paste)
Salt
Pepper
Juice of 3 key limes
Vegetable oil
Cilantro or parsley, minced

Preparation:

Slice onions very thin. Soak in a bowl with water, change water several times to rinse off the strong flavor of onions. Drain and let them dry.

Place onions in a bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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SOUTHERN FLANK STEAK

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 12:23

Ingredients :

2 tbsp ketchup
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Salt
2 lbs flank steak
1 cup red wine vinegar
2 tbsp soy sauce
3 tbsp ají panca / sundried red aji (chili) paste (available on line, whole
sundried, paste or powder)
Pepper
10 medium size golden potatoes

Preparation:

Boil meat in water for approx. 3 hours until meat is tender. Remove meat and cut in individual servings.

Combine vinegar, sundried red pepper paste, ketchup, soy sauce, crushed garlic, salt and pepper and marinate meat for 2 hours. Remove meat and save marinade.

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SECO DE CORDERO / Lamb in Cilantro Sauce

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 12:19

Ingredients :

4 lb 8 oz lamb meat, cut in medium size pieces
½ cup vegetable oil
2 large onions, finely chopped
1 tablespoon garlic
ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow aji (chili) , blended, to taste
½ teaspoon cumin
Salt
Pepper
1 ½ cup cilantro, blended
1 cup dry white wine
1 cup beer
1 lb potato, cooked and peeled
1 cup cooked fresh green peas

Preparation:

Heat oil in a large saucepan, sautee garlic and onion until tender, add lamb meat and sautee until golden. Add chili, cumin. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

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Fried Pork Creole Style / Chicharrones

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 12:14

Ingredients :

4 lb pork meat
Salt
Water
Sweet potatoes
Creole Sauce

Creole Sauce:
3 medium size onions, thinly cut
2 aji amarillo fresco/ fresh yellow aji (chili), seeded
¼ cup cilantro, finely minced
2 limes freshly squeezed
Salt

Preparation:

Cut pork meat in medium size pieces and marinate with salt overnight.

Place meat in a heavy bottom pan and cover with water.

Bring to a boil, covered, and simmer until water is evaporated. Remove cover and continue cooking pork in their own fat until meat is tender and golden.

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Shredded Chicken in a light cheese Sauce / Aji de Gallina light

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 12:06

Ingredients :

2 whole chicken breasts with bone
1 carrot, peeled and cut in large pieces
2 celery stalks
2 parsley springs
½ leek
½ cup oil, approx.
1 large onion, finely chopped
½ teaspoon garlic, finely minced
pinch of turmeric
6 fresh yellow/ají amarillo, seeded, deveined and blended
12 saltine crackers, more or less depending on thickness of sauce.
½ cup evaporated milk, light
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
½ cup nuts, finely chopped (pecans, walnuts, or cashew nuts)
Salt
Pepper
6 potatoes, boiled, peeled and halved

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