Shrimp stuffed avocado recipe or aguacate relleno con camarones

Shrimp stuffed avocado

Shrimp Stuffed Avocado recipe from Laylita Ingredients firm ripe avocados 1 lb medium sized cooked shrimp ½ medium red onion, diced finely 2 radishes, diced finely ½ red bell pepper, diced finely 2 celery stalks,

Arroz con camarones or shrimp rice

Arroz con camarones or Shrimp rice

Tuna salad stuffed avocado

Avocado stuffed with tuna salad (Aguacate relleno con atun)

Empanadas de Viento | These are truly my favorite empanadas of all time, the combination of the gooey cheese and onions inside a crispy fried empanada and topped with sugar is delicious. I would eat these every day if I could (probably not a healthy idea), these empanadas de viento are the perfect breakfast or afternoon snack with a hot cup of black coffee. | From:

Fried cheese empanadas // Empanadas de viento

empanadas de viento or fried cheese empanadas, these delicious traditional Ecuadorian empanadas are filled with cheese, fried until crispy, and served sprinkled with sugar.

Pan de yuca or cheese bread recipe. Learned how to make this from a friend. Best bread recipe ever!

Pan de yuca or cheese bread

Bolon de verde - Plantain dumplings stuffed with cheese (or chicharron/pork belly)

Bolón de verde

Bolon de verde or fried green plantain dumplings. Bolon de verde are green plantain dumplings stuffed with cheese, chorizo or chicharrones and fried until crispy.

Recipe for chifles or green plantain chips - Laylita's Recipes

Chifles or fried green banana/plantain chips

Fritada de gallina {Ecuadorian braised chicken in chicha}

Fritada de gallina

Ecuadorian Fritada de gallina - a delicious and tender chicken dish prepared by cooking chicken in a sauce made with chicha or fermented corn drink, garlic, onion and cumin until the liquid is gone and the chicken is golden brown.

Ecuadorian pork fritada is a popular weekend dish in Ecuador, in this traditional recipe the pork is cooked in a mix of water, orange juice with onion, garlic and cumin until the liquid is gone and the pork browns in the “mapahuira” or mix of its own grease and spices/flavors from the onion/garlic.

Ecuadorian fritada de chancho

Fritada de chancho - Recipe for fritada de chancho, an Ecuadorian braised pork dish cooked slowly in orange juice with onion, shallot, garlic and cumin. With step by step photos.

Humitas or fresh corn tamales: I had these in Ecuador and they have haunted me ever since!


Humitas or fresh corn tamales: I had these in Ecuador and they have haunted me ever since! These are good just as the recipe describes, or you can add things like diced red bell peppers- Yum!