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Mixed Seafood Ceviche, Ceviche Mixto, Marinated Seafood

marie Fri, 01/21/2011 - 15:38

Ingredients:

1 pound mix cooked seafood (cooked shrimp, clams, scallops, etc.)
1 pound of fillet of sole or any fresh uncooked, white, tender fish
1 large onion, thinly sliced and washed.
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
3 cloves crushed garlic
2 seeded, deveined and finely chopped fresh hot chili pepper (more or less depending on preference)
Salt and pepper, to taste
10 freshly squeezed key limes juice, enough to cover seafood.
Lettuce leaves for decoration
2 ears corn, boiled & sliced
2 sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled and cut into slices one inch thick.

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Quinoa Tabouleh / Tabouleh de Quinua

marie Thu, 01/20/2011 - 19:04

Serves 6

Ingredients :

2 cups Quinoa
3 tomatoes, peeled and diced
1 cup parsley leaves, chopped
½ cup scallions (green onions)white and green part, chopped
2 tbsp fresh mint leaves o 1 tablespoons dried mint leaves
1 garlic clove, crushed
½ tsp basil, minced
Lemon juice, to taste
¼ cup olive oil, approximately
¼ cup green olives, sliced
1 red pepper, seeded and deveined, chopped
Salt
Pepper

Preparation:

Rinse quinoa under running water, until water comes clear. Drain and add to boiling water. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes until soft. Drain and cool.

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Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken (Pollo a la brasa)

marie Thu, 01/20/2011 - 18:47

Ingredients :

1 whole chicken approx. 2 lbs
1/2 lb cooking salt
4 tsp dark beer
1 tsp cumin
2 tbsp white vinegar
2 tsp black pepper
Rosemary
Oregano
Annatto or paprika to add some color.

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Don Cucho's Stir Fry / Don Cucho's Beef Tenderloin / Lomo Saltado de Don Cucho

marie Thu, 01/20/2011 - 16:17

Ingredients :

6 tbsp vegetable oil
2 lbs stir fry or beef tenderloin
Salt
Pepper
1 tsp freshly crushed garlic
2 large onions thickly cut lengthwise
2 tomatoes thickly cut lengthwise
1 hot yellow chili pepper cut into strips
¼ cup of Pisco Puro Quebranta
Chopped Cilantro

Sauce :
½ cup of chicken broth
6 tbsp red vinegar
6 tbsp soy sauce
1 laurel leave
1 sprig fresh oregano

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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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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

marie Sun, 02/14/2010 - 13:42

Ingredients

* 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
* 3 ounces white chocolate, chopped
* 1 pound strawberries with stems (about 20), washed and dried very well

Directions

Put the semisweet and white chocolates into 2 separate heatproof medium bowls. Fill 2 medium saucepans with a couple inches of water and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Turn off the heat; set the bowls of chocolate over the water to melt. Stir until smooth. (Alternatively, melt the chocolates in a microwave at half power, for 1 minute, stir and then heat for another minute or until melted.)

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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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