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Cuban Chicken Recipes

Cuban Chicken Recipes

If you’re looking for something different to do with chicken, try these Cuban chicken recipes. Add a taste of the tropics to your dinner routine! In this collection you’ll find everything from soup to fried chicken. Each recipe is different and delicious!

Easy Pasta Recipes

Easy Pasta Recipes

These easy pasta recipes will make weeknight meal planning a snap. Pasta is the powerhouse of pantry ingredients. It’s affordable, widely available and has a long shelf life. These pasta recipes are easy to make and fit all budgets.

Fricase de Pollo (Chicken Fricassee)

Fricase de Pollo (Chicken Fricassee)

Fricase de pollo (chicken fricassee) is a traditional Cuban dish. Made with chicken, stewed in a flavorful tomato sauce and finished with potatoes and olives, it’s the ultimate comfort food. Plus, it’s easy to make, affordable and hearty, perfect for hungry appetites and lean budgets.

Ravioli Bake

Ravioli Bake

This ravioli bake is easy and delicious. In this recipe, Italian sausage is cooked with pasta sauce and layered with spinach ricotta ravioli and mozzarella cheese. Then the casserole is baked until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

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.

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.

Blackened Chicken & Creamy Pasta

Blackened Chicken & Creamy Pasta

This blackened chicken & creamy pasta is a quick, affordable and delicious dinner your family will love. Chicken breast are simply seasoned with blackening seasoning and cooked in just a little bit of oil. Then we make an easy, creamy sauce using whole milk instead…