Cuban Cooking Recipes

Black Bean Hummus Recipe

Black Bean Hummus Recipe

Ingredients: 16 oz. cooked black beans; 2 tbsp. tahini paste; 3 tbsp. olive oil; the juice of 1 lime, or to taste; 2 garlic cloves, pressed; 1 tsp. ground cumin; 1 tbsp. fresh cilantro; salt and pepper to taste. Recipe: Combine all the ingredients in […]

Cuban Chicken Picadillo Recipe

Cuban Chicken Picadillo Recipe

Ingredients: 2 large boneless/skinless chicken breasts, cut to julienne strips; 1 small onion, finely chopped; 2 garlic cloves, pressed; 1 cubanelle pepper, chopped; 2 tbsp. tomato paste; 1/4 cup white wine; 1/4 tsp. ground cumin; 1 bay leaf; 2 tbsp. coconut oil; 1 firm plantain, […]

Cuban Barbeque Sauce Recipe

Cuban Barbeque Sauce Recipe

Ingredients: 1 small white onion, chopped; 5 cloves garlic, pressed; 1/2 cup of fresh juice from sour orange; 1 tsp. fresh oregano; 1/2 tsp. cummin seeds; 1 tsp. sea salt; 3 tbsp. sunflower oil, 6-7 black peppercorns. Recipe: Put onions, garlic, orange juice and oil […]

Baked Plantains Recipe

Baked Plantains Recipe

Ingredients: 5 ripe plantains; 1 cup sunflower oil; 1/2 cup brown sugar; 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon; 1 cup sherry wine, 1/2 cup all-purpose flour. Recipe: Peel the plantains carefully and cut them lengthwise in half. Heat the oil in a large heavy (cast-iron pan) frying […]

Cuban Black Beans Stew Recipe

Cuban Black Beans Stew Recipe

Ingredients: 1 lb. dried black beans, 3 cloves garlic, chopped, 1 onion, chopped, 1 lb. pork loin, diced, 1 Tbsp. paprika, 1/4 tsp. cumin powder, 1 bay leaf, 3 cups chicken stock, 1/2 tsp. chili powder, 1 Tbsp. white vinegar, 1 tsp. dried oregano, 2 […]

No Tomato Gazpacho Soup Recipe

No Tomato Gazpacho Soup Recipe

Ingredients: 2 medium English cucumbers, 2 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped, 1 cup sour cream, 1 cup plain yogurt, 1 cup chicken stock, 1 cup cold water, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, 4 dashes hot sauce, 1 teaspoon each freshly chopped parsley and dill, 1 avocado, […]

Escabeche Recipe

Escabeche Recipe

Ingredients: 2 cups sunflower oil, 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1 tsp. green peppercorns, 2 bay leaves, 1 cup sliced black olives, 1 thinly sliced carrot, 1 Tbsp. capers, 1 tsp. oregano, 2 tsp. salt, 1 red onion, sliced, 2 limes, juiced, 1 tsp. sugar, 1 […]

Fried Chicken Creole Recipe

Fried Chicken Creole Recipe

Ingredients: 2 lb. chicken, cut to 8 pieces, 1 tsp. minced garlic, 1 small onion, chopped, 1 tsp. dried oregano, 1/2 tsp. cumin powder, 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper, 1 tsp. salt, the juice of 1 orange and 1 lime, 2 Tbsp. coconut milk, 1 Tbsp. […]

Cuban Rice With Shrimp

Cuban Rice With Shrimp

Ingredients: 1 cup rice, uncooked, 2 cups chicken broth, 1/2 cup¬†sofrito sauce, 1 red pepper, sliced, 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil, 1 Tbsp. butter, 2 Tbsp. chopped onion, 1/2 tsp. minced garlic, 1 Tbsp. sliced green onion, 20 small shrimps, peeled, 1 carrot, boiled and diced, […]

Cuban Sofrito Sauce Recipe

Cuban Sofrito Sauce Recipe

Ingredients: 1 liter crushed tomatoes from a can, 1 cup tomato juice, 4 Tbsp. vegetable oil, 1 medium onion, chopped, 3 garlic cloves, crushed, 1 Tbsp. paprika, 1 red bell pepper, chopped, 1 tsp. oregano, 2 bay leaves, 2 tsp. sugar, 1 pinch cumin powder, […]