Archive for the ‘Latin’ Category

Pork Carnitas

Carnitas go on everything. Everything. Even baked potatoes. Pork Carnitas Ingredients 4 ½ lb Boston pork butt 1 clove garlic, crushed 3 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp orange juice 1 orange zested 1 tbsp ancho chili powder 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp ground cumin Directions Place the pork in a large oven proof roasting […]

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Venezuela Shredded Beef

Stuff it in tacos, serve over rice, pop into a pupusa or a stuffed potato: the possibilities are endless. Venezuela Shredded Beef Ingredients 2 lb flank steak 6-8 c beef broth 4 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, diced 1 c green pepper, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 6 oz tomato paste 8 oz tomato […]

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Lime Cantina Tacos

This is a bright, fresh, light taco that gives you a good bit of Miami zip in each bite. Lime Cantina Tacos Ingredients white corn gf tortillas 2 lb skirt steak 3 c orange juice 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp cumin 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 red onion 1 lime cilantro Directions Combine orange […]

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Barbacoa Street Tacos

Street tacos are supposed to be small and packed with flavor. The meat marinade, fresh cilantro, and sweet onion are the only garnish that it needs. Barbacoa Street Tacos Ingredients white corn gf tortillas 1 c red onion, diced 1 c chopped cilantro 2 ½ lb chuck roast 3 tbsp ACV 2 tbsp minced garlic […]

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Almojabanas (Puerto Rican Cheese Fritters)

This is a fairly quick and easy to make appetizer. It’s great with strong and zesty dipping sauces due to its crunch and mild flavor. Almojabanas Ingredients 2 c milk (lactose-free for FODMAP) 4 tbsp butter 1 tsp salt 2 c rice flour 2 tsp baking soda 3 eggs, beaten 8 oz queso blanco or […]

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Arroz Con Pollo (Chicken & Yellow Rice)

My mother is very picky when it comes to what she deems ethnic food. She tends to cook very North-Eastern American: lots of broiled dinners and baked food that has minimal spices and lots and lots of water. I am very much the opposite. When it comes to food profiles I like zing. I like […]

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Slow Cooker Lechon Asado (Pork Carnitas)

One of my favorite meals is Lechon Asado, which my neighbor also calls carnitas or shredded pork. It’s a tangy, savory, melt in your mouth bit of wonderful which can be used in so many different ways. If you’re like me, you smother it in caramelized onions and eat it straight with a side of […]

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