Cuban Food Recipes

Recipes for Appetizers

Croquettes Ham or Chicken    
Croquetas de Jamon o Pollo
Serves:  10

The Cuban national appetizer served at parties, weddings, picnics, and are eaten at any time of day.

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Fried Green Plantains    
Serves:  4

Typical side order for most Cuban dishes

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Green Plantain Chips    
Mariquitas de Platano
Serves:  4

These tasty chips are the ubiquitous snack in Cuba, and although they are now commercialy packaged there's no substitute for the original, homemade variety.

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Ham Croquettes (Croquetas de Jamón)    
Croquetas de Jamón
Serves:  8

Traditional appetizer served at social gatherings

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Malanga Fritters    
Frituras de Malanga
Serves:  4

This is a very popular Cuban & Miamian appetizer, and great for lunch or just a snack.

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Mojo Chicken Wings (Alitas de Pollo Estilo Cubano)    
Alitas de Pollo Estilo Cubano
Serves:  4

Perfect for those Monday Night Football

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Stuffed Avocado    
Aguacate Relleno
Serves:  4

The snack bar at the yacht club was right next to the ocean. The salt air was delicious - as was this dish. Refreshing and easy to make.

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Garbanzo Salad (Chick peas - Ensalada de Garbanzo)

Ensalada de Garbanzo