This turkey picadillo is just as good as a traditional beef picadillo. Don’t worry all the flavor is still there. A combination of vegetables and spices make sure of that. Maybe you’re trying to cut down on red meat or save a few calories, either way making Cuban picadillo with ground turkey delicious is very doable!
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!
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.
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 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, 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!
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.
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.