Mofongo con Camarones

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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.

Yield: 4 servings
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  • xC2xBC cup(s) Tropical FoodxE2x80x99s Diet DelightxC2xAE Snack Mix chopped
  • 4 green plantains peeled & sliced
  • 6 clove(s) garlic peeled & minced
  • 1 & xC2xBD cup(s) canola oil
  • xC2xBD cup(s) butter or margarine
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 2 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 1 pound(s) medium shrimp peeled & deveined
  • xC2xBD, 15 ounce(s) can tomato sauce
  • xC2xBC cup(s) sofrito
  • xC2xBC cup(s) red bell pepper diced
  • yellow bell pepper diced
  • xC2xBC cup(s) cup green bell pepper diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • onion diced
  • xC2xBC cup(s) tomato, diced
  • Salt & pepper


  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.
  4. Puree onion, green pepper, oregano and garlic in a food processor.
  6. Heat tomato sauce and sofrito in a sauté pan. Add garlic, onion, red pepper, yellow pepper and green pepper; simmer until soft.
  7. Add diced tomato and shrimp; bring to a simmer and cook until shrimp turn pink and firm.
  8. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Plate with mofongo.
April 2013

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