Puerto Rican

Browse our collection of Puerto Rican Recipes for deliciously simple and crowd-pleasing meals to get supper on the table in a flash. Find your favorite recipes to make a show-stopping meal.

Puerto Rican Empanadas

The Essence of Puerto Rican Empanadas: A Culinary Gem

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Discover the authentic taste of Puerto Rican empanadas, a culinary treat that encapsulates the rich heritage of the island.
Pina Colada Bread Pudding Recipe Card

Pina Colada Bread Pudding

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This Pina Colada Bread Pudding is a truly decadent Puerto Rican dessert. A fruity, coconutty treat that is perfect for breakfast, brunch, dessert, or any time of day. Super easy to whip up and addicting.
Sofrito Recipe from Cocina Criolla

Sofrito Recipe from Cocina Criolla

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Puerto Rican recipes usually start with Sofrito. It's the foundation of just about every soup, stew, or sauce in any Puerto Rican cookbook. Used as a base it's the first thing into the cooking pot or used as a topping on grilled meat and fish.
Puerto Rican Pork Recipe

Puerto Rican Pernil (Roasted Pork) Recipe

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In many Latin American countries, pernil (roasted pork) is prepared on various special occasions throughout the year. It is the main dish that accompanies the table during the Christmas celebrations.
Sofrito Recipe Card

Sofrito Recipe by Chef Anthony Alvarez

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Sofrito is the base for most Puerto Rican dishes and can be added to beans, rice, soups, stews, you name it.
Caldo Santo ~ Seafood Stew Recipe Card

Caldo Santo ~ Seafood Soup

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Caldo Santo means Holy Broth in Spanish. This Puerto Rican recipe for Seafood Soup is made with shrimp, fish, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, yautía, and plantains slowly cooked in a spicy coconut milk base.
Bacalaitos ~ Codfish Fritters

Bacalaitos ~ Codfish Fritter

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Bacalaítos are pancake-like codfish fritters, crisp on the outside and dense and chewy on the inside. These delicious codfish fritters recipe is a hit no matter the season.
Chicharron de Pollo ~ Fried Chicken Recipe Card

Rhythm of the Roast: Puerto Rico’s Chicharron de Pollo

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In Puerto Rico, the Chicharron de Pollo is always hot and spicy! The secret of Puerto Rican fried chicken is in the spices. The chicken is marinated in an adobo seasoning, sazon seasoning, oregano, white vinegar, and oil marinating mix.
Puerto Rican Bistec Recipe

Puerto Rican Bistec Encebollado Recipe

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Use any cut of steak when making this easy beef stew. Marinated in oil, oregano, vinegar, and onions, this is a great meal for a busy weeknight. A staple in Puerto Rican cooking. Serve with white rice and tostones. Water can be used in place of beef stock if desired.
Arroz con Gandules

Arroz con Gandules Recipe

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Arroz con Gandules is a combination of rice, pigeon peas, and pork, cooked in the same pot with sofrito. This Puerto Rican recipe, accompanied with roasted pork, is the national dish of Puerto Rico.
Coquito Cake

Christmas Coquito Cake Recipe

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In this Puerto Rican recipe we transform the coquito, the festive and creamy coconut drink from Puerto Rico, into a luscious layer cake!
Pastelles ~ Puerto Rican Tamale Recipe Card

Puerto Rican Pasteles Recipe

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These Puerto Rican Pasteles are simular to their Mexican cousin the Tamale. The Pastele is made with meat stuffing but unlike the Mexican Tamale, the masa is a yautía and plantain masa and is wrapped in banana leaves.
Limber de Chocolate Ice Recipe Card

Limber de Chocolate ~ Chocolate Ice

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This week’s addition to our Limber Family is the Chocolate Limber. Limber de Chocolate is a Puerto Rician recipe for Chocolate Ice made with evaporated milk, water, chocolate chips, sugar, and vanilla.
Arroz con Habichuelas

Discovering Bayamón through Arroz con Habichuelas: The Heart of Puerto Rican...

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Dive into the flavors of Bayamón, Puerto Rico, and discover the rich history and variations of the beloved Arroz con Habichuelas.
Mojito Isleño ~ Islander Sauce

Mojito Isleño ~ Islander Sauce

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Mojito Isleño or Islander Sauce is a Puerto Rican recipe that is most commonly used as a chunky topping for a variety of fish and shellfish dishes, but it can also be served on the side.

Serenata de Bacalao ~ Codfish Serenade

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Serenata de Bacalao is a Puerto Rican recipe for Codfish Serenade Salad. The salt cod is desalinated and tossed in a dressing made from red wine vinegar and olive oil, then added to a plate of sauteed onions and peppers, olives, tomatoes, and hard-boiled eggs.
Jibarito Slider With Fried Onions

Jibarito Slider With Fried Onions

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This Jibarito Slider Con Cebollitas Fritas, or Jibarito Slider With Fried Onions, will have your tastebuds doing the happy dance. A Jibarito slider is a sandwich made with flattened, fried green plantains instead of bread.
Limber de Piña Colada ~ Piña Colada Ice Recipe Card

Limber de Piña Colada ~ Piña Colada Ice

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As the hot dog days of summer drag on, we present another limber. This Limber de Piña Colada is a Piña Colada Ice treat made with pineapples, coconut cream, lime, and sugar.
Guanimos ~ Cornmeal Beef Pockets Recipe Card

Guanimes ~ Cornmeal Beef Dumplings

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Guanimes is a Puerto Rican recipe for Cornmeal Beef Dumplings and is related to tamales, hallacas, and pasteles. It consists of a cornmeal masa that is stuffed with beef, and it is then wrapped in corn husks and boiled.

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