San Juan BBQ offers a wide range of delicious flavors native Puerto Ricans and non-locals will enjoy. Savor the combination of authentic Puerto Rican spices and ingredients mixed with only the best regional and flavors and new creations.
Choose from their specialties of Rotisserie chicken, Slow roast pork, Mofongo, Habichuelas, and more. The place not only offers a dine-in experience but also delivery and catering services. Visit the place with your family and friends in Riverside, CA.
Do you love to enjoy good food while listening to salsa music in the background? Tropical Star Restaurant & Specialty Market is the place for you. This family-owned and operated restaurant will give you the taste of authentic cuisines from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Central, and South America. You can also have some of the hard-to-find ingredients in their specialty market.
Puerto Rican Sopa de Plátano has an authentic flavor that is rustic and pleasing to the palate. This plantain soup is perfect for cold winter months. Puerto Rican plantain soup can be prepared with boiled plantains, but this recipe by Mayra Rodriguez (author of Espanol’s Guia de Cocina latina y caribena) uses fried bananas. ENJOY!
Tired of your usual appetizers? Surprise your loved ones and or guests with Puerto Rican surullitos! Surullitos are fried corn sticks that could be served as a side dish or snack. Here is the recipe for surullitos compliments of Jessica at The Novice Chef Blog. ENJOY!
Today’s Puerto Rican recipe is compliments of celebrity chef Eric Ripert of New York’s popular Le Bernardin. Sancocho, a Puerto Rican Beef Stew, is a traditional dish that has many variations across Spain and Latin America. In Puerto Rico it is usually made with chicken, top round beef, pork feet with chick peas or beef short ribs with chorizo, chicken and smoked ham. There are several variations within the Puerto Rican households as well but Puerto Rican sancocho should always have sofrito! Check out the recipe below…
Arroz Con Gandules (rice with pigeon peas) is Puerto Rico’s national dish. It is a combination of rice, pigeon peas, and pork and has become very popular throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Arroz con gandules can contain any type of meat – even NO meat for the vegetarians out there! Some examples of types of meat you could use are pork, ham, turkey, bacon or chorizo.
The Jibaro or Jibarito is a specialty of Aguada, Puerto Rico and Chicago and is a sandwich made with flattened, fried green plantains instead of bread. Usually the jibarito has a steak filling but other fillings such as chicken and pork are now common. A proper jibarito is also said to have cheese, lettuce, tomato and garlic-flavored mayonnaise.