Recipes from Ecuador

From fish (ceviche) with popcorn cakes, to eggs and corn served in corn husks (humitas), the cuisine of Ecuador is some of the tastiest food in South America.

 

Ecuadorian Humitas Humitas Ecuatorianas

The South American Table

Makes about 12 humitas, depending on the size of the cornhusks

A well-prepared humita is a gourmand's delight. These humitas are generally made plain, but some cooks prefer to fill them with a piece of cheese or chicken or some other tidbit.

Full recipe:

Ecuadorian Humitas Humitas Ecuatorianas

 

Creole Hot Pepper Salsa Aji Criollo

Makes about 3/4 cup

Hot pepper salsas similar to this Ecuadorian version are never missing from the South American table.

Full recipe:

Creole Hot Pepper Salsa Aji Criollo

 

Both recipes above from: The South American Table

 
 

Ecuadorian Ceviche with Popcorn Cakes

Ecuadorian Ceviche with Popcorn Cakes

Full recipe:

Ecuadorian Ceviche with Popcorn Cakes

from: Top Chef

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This page modified February 2008