Puerto Rican Recipes

Roasted Herb Spiced Pork

So flavorful and tender.

My way means not just gandules,( pigeon peas,) & Goya pink beans but delicious!

Puerto Rican rice w/chicken-my way

Many Puerto Ricans have their own way of making their rice & beans. Though my ...

Two glasses of Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog).

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

This is a very typical, traditional Puerto Rican drink served during the holidays. It can ...

Rice Cooker Arroz Con Gandules

Through years of friendship with a large Puerto Rican family, I’ve picked up several tasty ...

Puerto Rican Style Farina

Puerto Rican Style Farina

I grew up eating this version of farina. I have fond childhood memories of my ...

Cream Cheese and Honey Turnovers

This is my take in the very traditional Puerto Rican "quesitos." They remind me of ...

So yummy

Pork Essentials:Crispy Adobo Pork over Garlic Mash

Adobo is the national dish of the Philippines, and I have seen it made with ...

Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

This is the "official dish" of Puerto Rico. It was taught to me by my ...

Sofrito- Puerto Rican cooking base (Recaito)

Sofrito is a general term for a Latin cooking base. It is used in Italian ...

Abuelita's Arroz con Pollo

I have watched my mother-in-law make her Arroz con Pollo several times, and I believe ...

Pina Colada Delight

A creamy blend of coconut, pineapple and rum. This has to be one of ...

Emilie's Stew Chicken and Potatos

I like trying didn't types of stew instead of beef stew or the time, So ...

Coconut Cream Poke Cake

My husband loves coconut cake, so I made him this one for his surprise 60th ...

Red Beans and Smoked Neckbones over Rice

My husband use to always tell me to ask my friend Carmen to make beans ...

Jan's Grandmothers Puerto Rican Chocolate Cake

This is an heirloom recipe passed from Jans Grandmother to her Mom, to Jan, then ...

Puerto Rican Mojito Sauce

Mojito sauce for dipping has nothing to do with the mixed drink called a Mojito, ...

Abuelita’s Tostones de Plátano (Fried Plantains)

A Puerto Rican staple, plantains are used in many ways. Here is one of our ...

Spiced Vanilla Coquito (Coconut Holiday Drink)

A recent trip to Puerto Rico made me fall in love with this drink. Here ...

Chocolate Coquito (Holiday Coconut Choc. Drink)

I just got back from a visit to Puerto Rico. This drink was being ...

This soup warms your body and soothes the senses

Summer Sausage (Salchichon) Soup (for winter)

This is a soup that we make whenever its a cold rainy day or its ...

Buttery and creamy in the center.

Guava Bars

I found this amazing recipe and I wanted to share it right away.

Pollo al Vapor- Braised Chicken

This is one of my all time favorites. My Mom used to make this for ...

COCONUT CANDY

My mother in law showed me how to make this many years ago. When you ...

Coquito

My old friend Milagros made this the first time for me, seems like a hundred ...

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