Mofongo con Camarones
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • MOFONGO
  • ¼ cup Tropical Food’s Diet Delight® Snack Mix; chopped
  • 4 green plantains, peeled & sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled & minced
  • 1 & ½ cup canola oil
  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • SOFRITO
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • CAMARONES GUISADOS
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • ½, 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup sofrito
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup yellow bell pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup onion, diced
  • ¼ cup tomato, diced
  • Salt & pepper
DIRECTIONS
  1. MOFONGO
  2. Heat canola oil in a sauté pan and fry sliced plantains until soft. Add garlic cloves, Tropical Food’s Diet Delight® and butter or margarine to the hot plantains, mash.
  3. SOFRITO
  4. Puree onion, green pepper, oregano and garlic in a food processor.
  5. CAMARONES GUISADOS
  6. Heat tomato sauce and sofrito in a sauté pan. Add garlic, onion, red pepper, yellow pepper and green pepper; simmer until soft. Add diced tomato and shrimp; bring to a simmer and cook until shrimp turn pink and firm. Season with salt and pepper. Plate with mofongo.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
On October 9th, 2012, Tropical Foods had its Flavors of the Fall Recipe Contest with the culinary students at the Charlotte Campus of Johnson & Wales University. This recipe, Mofongo con Camarones, was created by Andrea Defillo.