Side Dishes

Fufú de Plátano (Cuban Mashed Plantain)

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The Fufú de Plátano (Cuban Mashed Plantain) is a classic of Cuban cuisine. According to Don Fernando Ortiz, the great Cuban folklore researcher, during the British domination in Cuba, the usual food of slaves was boiled and mashed plantain.

Cuban Arroz con pollo

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This is one of the most beloved of chicken dishes in Cuba, is quick and easy and can be served with a salad, fried plantains or even a banana. The Arroz con Pollo can make any meal special. 

Arroz con pollo a la Chorrera

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The Arroz con Pollo a la Chorrera  (Yellow Rice and Chicken soupy style) is a very popular and one of the most delicious recipes in traditional Cuban cuisine

Cuban Red Beans and Rice (Congri) recipe

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Congri is a very popular Cuban dish consisting of rice and red beans.

Cuban Black Beans and Rice

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This black bean and rice dish comes with an interesting title. Literally translated, Moros y Cristianos means Moors and Christians.

Sweet Plantain Omelet

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The Tortilla de Platanito maduro, a truly Cuban Omelette, makes a delicious lunch paired with a crisp salad.

Quimbombo con Carne (Okra with Beef)

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The combination of okra (quimbombó) with meat is exquisite to the palate. Here is just one of many ways of doing it. Enjoy it!!!

Fresh Corn Fritters Recipe

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Frituras de Maiz tierno, or fresh corn fritters is one of the favorite and yummy cuban side dish to complete the perfect meal.

Yuca with Garlic Sauce

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This is a very popular Cuban side dish, and always served with most Cuban main dishes. Can also be served as an appetizer.

Cuban Platanos en Tentacion recipe

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Platanos en Tentacion literally means "Temptation Style Plantains".  This is a side dish, not a dessert.