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South American Recipes

South American cuisine is a delicious fusion of Indigenous, African, Portuguese, Indian, and Spanish culinary influences. Discover our favorite South American recipes below.

Adobo Chicken Marinade

Adobo Chicken Marinade

This is a good Mexican style marinade that isn't very spicy hot with a very pleasant flavor. I use this recipe when marinating chicken for a variety of Mexican dishes...
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Chorizo Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Chorizo Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Instead of fried, these roasted peppers are baked in the oven and covered with shredded cheese.
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Mojito Jerk Chicken

Mojito Jerk Chicken

We've all heard of Tequila Lime Chicken. I wanted a variation with the jerk chicken and decided to try it with rum and jerk seasoning. It has a nice kick...
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Crispy adobo potatoes in a cast iron skillet

Crispy Adobo Potatoes

If you really want them crispy make sure to boil your diced potatoes first. You can also use frozen diced breakfast potatoes for this recipe.
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Guacamole

Guacamole

I created this "enhanced" guacamole recipe a year ago. It's the best I've tasted. Photo by Vel and Amy.
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Turkey with Poblano Mole Sauce

Turkey with Poblano Mole Sauce

This is my favorite traditional mole recipe adapted from Mexico the Beautiful Cookbook by Susana Palazuelos. Making mole from dried chiles takes time, but is well worth the effort. Mole's...
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Chipotle-Vanilla Salmon

Chipotle-Vanilla Salmon

Vanilla is indigenous to Mexico, therefore we felt its flavor would be appropriately paired with chipotle peppers.
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Trinidadian Pork Curry

Trinidadian Pork Curry

I found this recipe in an international cooking magazine and made it tweaking it ever so slightly. I hope this will make up for my past entry which wasn't too...
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Salt-Free Southwest Seasoning Blend

Salt-Free Southwest Seasoning Blend

Perfect spice blend for chili con carne, taco seasoning, BBQ rub, and just about any grilled or smoked meat.
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Burriquitas (Mini Burritos)

Burriquitas (Mini Burritos)

As you may know, Burrito means Little Donkey. Since these are very small, or tiny burritos, I named them Burriquitas. They are perfect for parties, watching the big game on...
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Salsa Verde con Chiles de Arbol

Salsa Verde con Chiles de Arbol

My family knows these chiles as chile de arbol. This is a fast, easy salsa to make and it's very authentic. It is always a crowd-pleaser.
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Virgin Islands Spiced Salt

Virgin Islands Spiced Salt

This aromatic spice rub combines both fresh and dried ingredients, making a perfect rub for chicken or pork.
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Seasoned Tortilla Chips

Seasoned Tortilla Chips

Tortilla chips can be made easily at home. The benefits are piping hot chips and a wonderful kitchen aroma.
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Taco Soup

Taco Soup

This is a recipe I received from a friend. I fixed it for another friend and she and her husband loved it so much they said it was an 11...
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Whiskey Vanilla Extract

Whiskey Vanilla Extract

My love affair with The Spice House started when I asked my daughter for some vanilla beans. I had a recipe from Mexico for making vanilla, and my daughter lives...
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