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Chicken and Mushrooms

Chicken and Mushrooms

If you’re due for a wonderful home-cooked meal, this is it. In this recipe, chicken breasts are pounded thin, simply seasoned with a combination of spices and cooked until golden brown. Then the mushrooms are cooked with the delicious pan juices to make a wonderful sauce.

Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee is the ultimate in Cuban comfort food. In Spanish it’s called Fricase de Pollo, and it’s dark meat chicken braised in a flavorful tomato sauce until it is fall-off-the-bone. Tender potatoes and salty olives finish this dish beautifully. Serve the chicken fricassee on generous bed of white rice for a filling, delicious, meal.

Vaca Frita de Pollo

Vaca Frita de Pollo

Vaca Frita de Pollo is a fried shredded chicken dish that’s popular in Cuban restaurants all over Miami. The literal translation is chicken fried steak, but that’s not this dish. Vaca frita de pollo is cooked, shredded chicken that’s flavored with a delicious homemade mojo marinade and skillet-fried until browned and crispy on the outside.

Italian Sausage Parmigiana

Italian Sausage Parmigiana

Italian Sausage Parmigiana, for this dish, flavorful Italian sausage is topped with pasta sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and crunchy breadcrumbs. Then it’s served on top of a bed of pasta, for a fun take on traditional Parmigiana. Since it comes together quickly and easily this delicious dinner is perfect for hectic weeknights. Enjoy!

Crispy Chicken BLT

Crispy Chicken BLT

If you’re in the mood for a fantastic sandwich, this crispy chicken BLT will not disappoint. Take a crispy chicken sandwich and combine it with a classic BLT and you’ll get one delicious meal.

Dredging & Breading

Dredging & Breading

Learning a basic dredging and breading technique will open up a whole array of recipes for you. It’s really not difficult, the hardest part is trying not to make a mess!

Bistec a Caballo

Bistec a Caballo

Bistec a Caballo is the Cuban equivalent to steak and eggs. It translates to “steak on a horse” – don’t ask me why. This dish is simple to make, it’s a thin steak that’s quickly pan-fried, served on a generous bed of French fries and topped with a fried egg, preferably with a soft yolk.

Meatballs Cuban Style

Meatballs Cuban Style

In this recipe, the meatballs are seasoned with a combination of traditional Cuban spices – garlic powder, cumin, oregano, finely diced onions and parsley. Then they’re fried until golden, and cooked in tomato sauce with more onions and garlic.

Breaded Pork Steak

Breaded Pork Steak

In Spanish this dish is called bistec de puerco empanizado, translation: breaded pork steak, and it’s super easy to make. Here we serve the breaded pork steaks with yellow rice with mixed veggies, and store bought fried plantain chips for a delicious Cuban style meal.

Salisbury Steak Open-Face Sandwich

Salisbury Steak Open-Face Sandwich

This Salisbury Steak Open-Face Sandwich is comfort food at its best! Perfectly seasoned lean ground beef is smothered in a flavorful deep-brown onion and mushroom gravy, and served on a slice of white bread.