Puerto Rican

The Puerto Rican recipes in this collection will help you create tasty classic meals. Find quick and easy Puerto Rican recipes, too!

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Deep-Fried Cookies

My kids love this delicious, indulgent treat. I like to give the batter a kick by adding a pinch of cinnamon and a teaspoon of vanilla extract. — Margarita Torres, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

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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

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

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

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


Roasted Pork Shoulder

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