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Spicy Ceviche-Style Shrimp and Grits
Spicy Ceviche-Style Shrimp and Grits

Spicy serrano chiles and a touch of citrus juice adds an Ecuadorian touch to this take on a classic Southern shrimp and grits recipe. Try using quick cooking grits and dinner can be on the table super quick.


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Hominy Dip
Hominy Dip

Toasted garlic oil, peanuts and a touch of tahini transform a can of hominy into a delicious nutty dip, perfect for snacking or putting out for guests.


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Arroz con Leche (Rice pudding)
Arroz con Leche (Rice Pudding)

Arroz con Leche might be the perfect comfort food. Soft, sweet, fragrant and easy to make when the craving strikes.


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Beef and Brown Rice Soup (Sopa de Carne y Arroz)
Beef and Brown Rice Soup (Sopa de Carne y Arroz)

In this take on a classic Ecuadorian soup, beef and hearty brown rice are simmered until tender in a simple broth flavored with a refrito of onion, garlic and annatto.


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Ají Criollo (Spicy Ecuadorian Hot Sauce)
Ají Criollo (Spicy Ecuadorian Hot Sauce)

Ají Criollo, is a go-to spicy condiment made out of chilies, cilantro and lime juice and found in just about every household and restaurant in Ecuador.


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Easy Fanesca (Ecuadorian Easter Soup)

In Ecuador, Fanesca is a must have for the Easter season. Traditionally, 12 varieties of beans and/or grains were cooked separately before the soup could be prepared.


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Fanesca
Ecuadorian Fish and Legume Chowder (Fanesca)

Fanesca is a rich legume and fish chowder enjoyed once a year at Easter in Ecuador. From household to household, the ingredients can vary a bit, but the preparation is usually a lengthy family affair.


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Green Plantain and Cheese Patties (Empanadas de Verde)
Green Plantain and Cheese Patties (Empanadas de Verde)

Empanadas de Verde are a staple in Ecuador as an easy but satisfying breakfast or mid-day snack.


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Ecuadorian Goat Stew
Ecuadorian Goat Stew

The key to deliciously tender meat in this traditional Ecuadorian stew is an overnight marinade in beer.


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Sweet Plantain Smoothie (Chucula)
Sweet Plantain Smoothie (Chucula)

Chucula is a creamy Ecuadorian dessert made from ripe plantains, milk and a dash of cinnamon and vanilla.


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