Asopao is Puerto Rico’s national soup and one of the most important gastronomic recipes in Puerto Rico. This version features chicken, the most classic version of this one pot wonder.
Puerto Rican Recipes
Pasteles de yuca are a classic Puerto Rican holiday staple that involves some work, but it’s definitely worth it.
Coquito means “Little Coconut” in Spanish, and is a traditional Christmas drink that originated in Puerto Rico. If you like coconut and rum, you’ll love Puerto Rican Coquito! This egg free creamy coconut-based alcoholic beverage is a staple during the holiday season.
A direct descendant Spanish Crema Catalana, Puerto Rican natilla is a rich milk custard flavored with cinnamon & lemon. It’s decadent, creamy and delish!
This Puerto Rican spin on the traditional Thanksgiving stuffing is the perfect way to add delicious Latin flavors to your holiday feast.
Budin, or Puerto Rican Bread Pudding is a bread dessert that’s very popular in Puerto Rico, especially during the holidays. Unlike American bread pudding, Puerto Rican budin is served at room temperature or preferably cold. It is delicious, inexpensive, and easy to make!
The star of my Puerto Rican Thanksgiving dinner table has always been, and will always be pavochon, a whole turkey that’s seasoned and cooked like Puerto Rican roast pork!
Mantecaditos are classic Puerto Rican shortbread cookies that feature a guava paste center, and are especially popular for Christmas!
Pastelón is a classic Puerto Rican dish made with layers of thinly-sliced sweet plantains, ground meat, and cheese! Think of it as a Puerto Rican version of lasagna. It’s the perfect casserole to make for a potluck or family gathering.
This simply delicious Puerto Rican chicken stew is a one pot wonder. Simply toss a few Latin pantry staples into a pot with some chicken, and you’ve got an amazing crowd-pleasing and budget-friendly meal!