Seafood

Pescado Frito Colombiano (Colombian-Style Fried Whole Fish)

7 comments August 16, 2013
Pescado Frito Colombiano (Colombian-Style Fried Whole Fish)

Today I am sharing with you a true Colombian classic, Pescado Frito Colombiano (Colombian-Style Fried Whole Fish), a very popular dish from the coast of Colombia. The first time I had Pescado Frito was on the beach in Cartagena, Colombia. It was served with patacones (green plantains), coconut rice and a simple tomato salad on […]

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Arroz Caldoso de Camarones (Shrimp Soupy Rice)

2 comments June 8, 2013
Arroz Caldoso de Camarones (Shrimp Soupy Rice)

This Arroz Caldoso de Camarones (Shrimp Soupy Rice) is quick and very easy to make. It can usually be made with simple ingredients that I always have on hand. It is perfect for a weeknight dinner, satisfying, comforting and absolutely delicious. Arroz Caldoso is also know as Asopao in other Latin American countries and Spain. […]

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Pescado Aborrajado (Colombian-Style Battered Fish)

11 comments May 14, 2013
Pescado Aborrajado (Colombian-Style Battered Fish)

Today I am sharing another classic and easy to make Colombian recipe with you, a dish called Pescado Aborrajado. It is a simple fried battered fish dish that is popular around the country. Making my grandmother’s recipe for this Colombian-Style Battered Fish brought back a lot of wonderful memories for me. It had been a […]

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Green Plantains with Guacamole, Crispy Fish Fillets and Mango Slaw

2 comments April 5, 2013
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I am participating in a recipe challenge hosted by Gorton’s, in case you haven’t noticed I am competing against seven other wonderful bloggers, where we each created a recipe incorporating Gorton’s Crispy Battered Fish Fillets. I made Fried Green Plantains with Guacamole, Crispy Battered Fish Fillets and Mango Slaw. I need your help to WIN […]

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Camarones con Salsa de Tamarindo (Shrimp with Tamarind Sauce)

7 comments February 26, 2013
Camarones con Salsa de Tamarindo (Shrimp with Tamarind Sauce)

Tamarindo is a tree indigenous to Africa, but is also found in Asia and South America. The fruit of the tree is contained in hard brown pods, which produce a pulp that is sweet and sour in taste. Tamarind pulp is an important ingredient in Colombian and other Latin countries’ cuisines. You can find tamarind […]

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Salmón con Salsa de Mandarina (Salmon with Tangerine sauce)

6 comments July 9, 2012
Salmón con Salsa de Mandarina (Salmon with Tangerine sauce)

I hope you are all having a great summer! If you need a fabulous, yet easy and simple dish, then pick up some salmon, or your favorite fish, and marinate it in lime juice and crushed garlic. Then make this tangerine sauce and pour it over the fish, and you’re good to go! Buen provecho!

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Salmón con Salsa de Alcaparras (Salmon with Capers Sauce)

12 comments June 26, 2012
Salmón con Salsa de Alcaparras (Salmon with Capers Sauce)

This Salmon with Capers Sauce is delicious and easy enough to make as a weeknight meal. If you’re not into salmon, just use your favorite fish. This delicious sauce would be fabulous on whatever you pour it, such as chicken, turkey, tofu or pork. I served the salmon on top of white rice with avocado […]

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