Recipe: The national dish of Honduras – Plato tipico
Servings
4
Cook Time
90minutes
Servings
4
Cook Time
90minutes
Ingredients
Grilled Meat and Pork Sausages
Stewed Beans
Chismol
Fried Plantain
Rice
Instructions
  1. Cut the meat (beef and pork) into long strips and place in bowl.
  2. Mix in the salt, pepper, mashed garlic, olive oil, and vinegar. Marinate for at least one hour prior to grilling.
  3. When the barbecue ready, place the strips of meat and the four sausages over the grill and cook until desired doneness.
Stewed Beans
  1. Cut onion and bell peppers into thin slices.
  2. In a pot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat and add the sliced onion, bell peppers and mashed garlic cloves. Sauté for about 3 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add the two cans of beans. Stir and lower to medium heat.
  4. Add spices and ketchup. Mix thoroughly. Add water.
  5. Lower the heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes.
Chismol:
  1. Mix vegetables, season and add the lemon juice.
  2. Peel the plantain and cut it in half. Then cut each half lengthwise into ½ cm slices (about 4 slices from each half).
  3. In a frying pan, heat vegetable oil over medium-heat. Fry each slice until each side is slightly browned (about 3 minutes on each side). Remove from pan and keep warm.
Rice
  1. In a pan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat and add the diced green bell pepper, onion, and garlic. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the washed and drained rice and sea salt, and continue stirring for 2 more minutes. Then, earefully add the hot water.
  3. When the water starts to boil, lower heat to medium-low and cover. Simmer until all water has been absorbed and the rice is cooked, (about 20 minutes).
  4. When all the components of the dish are ready, arrange them in 4 plates.