Four Hispanic Foods to Honor Your Roots (RECIPES + VIDEOS)

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  • Prepare delicious Hispanic meals to honor your roots
  • We will teach you to prepare recipes from Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico and Guatemala
  • Pamper your loved ones with a gallo pinto or a succulent mofongo with shrimp

Honor your roots with these four delicious recipes created by Kiwilimon and traditional from Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico and Guatemala.

You can celebrate with a delicious hearty pambazo, some shucos, a gallo pinto and an unmissable mofongo with shrimp. Which one do you fancy the most?

The first Hispanic food that we will teach you is a delicious traditional recipe from Costa Rica. Gallo pinto has a bean base with rice and can be served with fried plantain and tomato; you can also add a spicy red sauce to the gallo pinto.

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Preparation time 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Servings: 4
Difficulty: Low
Presentation: Serve the rice on a plate, with slices of plantain and tomato and place the fried egg on top.
Tips: Use a non-stick pan as the ingredients contain a lot of moisture and can stick to the bottom of the pan.

Ingredients

3 guajillo chiles, soaked in hot water
1/4 onion
1 cup carrot, sliced
1 spoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of cumin
1 tablespoon of vinegar
1 teaspoon lemon
1/2 cup of vegetable broth
to taste of salt
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, finely minced
1 cup bell pepper, chopped into small cubes
1 cup of beans, cooked
1 cup rice, cooked
1/2 cup of coriander
enough oil
1 egg
enough of tomato
enough of plantain

Preparation

For the sauce, blend the guajillo chili, the carrot, the onion, the cumin, the vinegar, the lemon, the salt, the sugar and the vegetable broth for 3 minutes. Reservation.
Heat a skillet over medium heat, melt the butter and add the onion, garlic, bell pepper, sauté for 5 minutes, add the beans, rice, 2 tablespoons of the sauce that you made and the coriander, cook for 3 more minutes .
For the egg, heat a skillet over medium heat, add oil and fry the egg for 3 minutes.
Serve the rice on a plate, serve with slices of plantain, tomato and place the fried egg on top.

Nobody can resist the pambazo and this occasion will not be the exception, since we present a delicious easy recipe, where this pambazo is combined with beef steak and chorizo.

Campechano Pambazo

Preparation time: 25 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Servings: 6
Difficulty: Low
Presentation: In an extended plate, accompanied by lettuce, cream and cheese.
Tips: So that the bread does not stick so much when you fry it, you can let it dry for 15 minutes.

Ingredients

4 guajillo peppers
1/4 onion
1 garlic
to the taste of Salt

to taste of pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup of chorizo
4 beef steaks, cut into strips
4 breads for pambazo
enough of coriander
enough of onion
enough of lemon, to accompany

Preparation

For the pambazo, blend the guajillo chili, onion, garlic, season with salt and pepper. Reservation.
In a pot over medium heat cook the guajillo sauce. Let cool and reserve.
Cut the pambazo bread in half, glaze with the guajillo chili, cook in a pan with a little oil and fry lightly. Reservation.
In a skillet over medium heat heat the oil, cook the chorizo, add the steak, season with salt and pepper.
Serve with onion, cilantro and salsa.

Hispanic meals include mofongo, a Puerto Rican dish made from fried plantains mashed with pork rinds that can be eaten for lunch, dinner or as a light meal.

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Mofongo

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Servings: 4
Difficulty: Low
Presentation: Unmold the mofongo on a plate and serve with the shrimp.
Tips: To make it easier to remove the mofongo from the mortar or bowl, we suggest you use a little oil.

Ingredients

enough of oil, to fry
2 plantains
3 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 cup of pork rinds, in small pieces
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup onion, minced
1/2 cup of yellow bell pepper
1/2 cup of green pepper
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup coriander
to taste of salt
to taste of pepper
1 bay leaf
2 cups cheap shrimp
enough of coriander, to decorate

Preparation

Place the oil in a deep frying pan, heat over medium heat and add the plantains, fry for 5 minutes. Remove and place on absorbent paper to remove excess fat.
Place the garlic, bananas and olive oil in a mortar and mash until they dissolve, add the pork rinds and continue mashing until you have a doughy consistency. With the help of mortar and a spoon, form a semicircle or half moon. Reservation.
heat a skillet over medium heat, add vegetable oil, onion, bell peppers, celery and minced garlic, add tomato sauce, coriander, salt, pepper and bay leaf, cook 5 minutes, add shrimp, cover and cook 5 more minutes.
Unmold the mofongo on a plate and serve with the shrimp. Garnish with cilantro and enjoy.

The shucos of Guatemala are a street dish that can be made from various types of meat, it is a combination of meat flavors that make it a main dish on the table of Guatemalan diners and one of the most famous Hispanic meals.

Shucos

Preparation time 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Servings: 6
Difficulty: Low
Presentation: Garnish with cabbage and accompany with ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard.
Tips: You can prepare your shucos with meat to your liking, you can also add roast beef, omit the longaniza

Ingredients

3 sausages
3 sausages
enough of vegetable oil, in spray
enough of bread for hot dog, jumbo
1 cup of guacamole
1 1/2 cup cabbage
to taste of ketchup
to taste of mustard
to taste of mayonnaise

Preparation

Cut the longaniza and the sausages in half lengthwise on a board.
Heat a skillet over high temperature and grill the longaniza and sausages on both sides. Reservation.
Repeat the operation on the grill with the bread and reserve.
Prepare the bread on a board, spread guacamole, place a half of longaniza and a half of sausage, add cabbage and accompany with ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard.

Enjoy these delicious Hispanic foods and pamper your loved ones.

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