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Coconut Chicken Tenders with Creamy Caribbean Salsa

1 review

This coconut chicken tenders recipe is such a fun change of pace. The salsa's tropical flavor makes the dish fresh and bright. —Jane Estrin, Jacksonville, Florida

Portobello Ropa Vieja

I created this version of a Mexican favorite for my family, using meaty portobello mushrooms to mimic meat. Serve with...


Passion Fruit Mojito

The classic mojito cocktail only gets better with the lemony, sweet-tart flavor of fresh passion fruit. You can strain out...


Jamaican Beef Patties

My mom was born in Jamaica and lived there until she moved to the United States during her university years....


How to Make Jamaican Carrot Juice

Fred Scille, the senior recruiting manager at Taste of Home, explains how to make his family's Jamaican carrot juice. This...

Air-Fryer Jamaican Jerk Pork Chops

These sweet, spicy air fryer pork chops can be thrown together in minutes, but they definitely don't taste like it....


Cuban Sandwich Burgers

2 reviews

My mom would make these Cuban burgers when we would visit her in Florida. They are a take on the...

Slow-Cooker Beef Barbacoa

3 reviews

I love this beef barbacoa because the meat is fall-apart tender and the sauce is smoky, slightly spicy and so...


30 Caribbean-Inspired Recipes for a Tropical Escape

Bring the fare of everyone's favorite tropical hotspot into your own kitchen with these easy Caribbean recipes, including lunches, dinners...


Jamaican Chocolate Cookies with Caramel Creme

1 review

I made these for an office party cookie contest—and not a crumb was left on
the platter! Sweet potatoes...


Coconut Mango Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

1 review

All of the fun flavors of Puerto Rico come together in a dessert that's both exotic and familiar. Topped with...

Deep-Fried Cookies

1 review

My kids love this delicious, indulgent treat. I like to give the batter a kick by adding a pinch of...


White Chocolate Coconut Flan

Traditional flan gets all dressed up when you add white and semisweet chocolate, plus a sprinkling of toasted coconut. It’s...


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Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

Feed a crowd with this authentic Arroz con Gandules recipe, which was handed down to me from my mom. It's...


Tostones

I grew up eating many dishes from Pureto Rico but tostones have always been a favorite dish for me....


Peppered Cilantro Rice

4 reviews

This colorful confetti rice is a traditional dish in Puerto Rico. We enjoy it in the summer alongside grilled shrimp...

Saffron Rice Shrimp Salad

“This easy recipe was inspired by a trip to Puerto Rico, where they served yellow rice and flavorful seafood dishes,”...


Sofrito

Sofrito is a base frequently used in many Puerto Rican recipes to add bold flavor. Its texture and appearance is...


Puerto Rican Coconut Pudding

4 reviews

Tembleque, or coconut pudding, brings back so many memories of the days my family would vacation in Puerto Rico to...


Mama’s Puerto Rican Chicken

4 reviews

My mom has a vast repertoire of recipes, and this extra-crispy, spiced-up chicken is the best one of the bunch....


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Cuban Sliders

42 reviews

These wonderful little rolls are baked until lightly toasted and the cheese melts. The leftover King's Hawaiian ham sliders keep...


Roasted Pork Shoulder

6 reviews

When I discovered Puerto Rican food, I was hooked. I’ve made this recipe my very own through trial and error,...


Banana Squares

13 reviews

When we were first married, my husband was in the Navy. Stationed in Puerto Rico, we had banana trees growing...